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Protocol for diaphragm pacing in patients with respiratory muscle weakness due to motor neurone disease (DiPALS): a randomised controlled trial

  • Christopher J McDermott1Email author,
  • Chin Maguire2,
  • Cindy L Cooper2,
  • Roger Ackroyd3,
  • Wendy O Baird4,
  • Simon Baudouin5,
  • Andrew Bentley6,
  • Stephen Bianchi7,
  • Stephen Bourke8,
  • Mike J Bradburn2,
  • Simon Dixon9,
  • John Ealing10,
  • Simon Galloway6,
  • Dayalan Karat5,
  • Nick Maynard11,
  • Karen Morrison12,
  • Naveed Mustfa13,
  • John Stradling14,
  • Kevin Talbot14,
  • Tim Williams5 and
  • Pamela J Shaw1
BMC Neurology201212:74

https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2377-12-74

Received: 16 April 2012

Accepted: 1 August 2012

Published: 16 August 2012

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Original Submission
16 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Chin Maguire
Resubmission - Version 3
24 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
21 May 2012 Author responded Author comments - Chin Maguire
Resubmission - Version 4
21 May 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
1 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Chin Maguire
Resubmission - Version 5
1 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
1 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2377-12-74

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), University of Sheffield
(2)
Sheffield Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Sheffield, ScHARR
(3)
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Northern General Hospital
(4)
Research Design Service, Public Health, University of Sheffield, ScHARR
(5)
Royal Victoria Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne
(6)
University Hospital of South Manchester
(7)
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Royal Hallamshire Hospital
(8)
North Tyneside General Hospital
(9)
Health Economics and Decision Science, University of Sheffield, ScHARR
(10)
Salford Royal Hospital Foundation Trust
(11)
Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, Churchill Hospital
(12)
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham
(13)
University Hospital North Staffordshire, City General Site
(14)
Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, John Radcliffe Hospital

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