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Electrocardiographic assessments and cardiac events after fingolimod first dose – a comprehensive monitoring study

  • Volker Limmroth1,
  • Tjalf Ziemssen2,
  • Michael Lang3,
  • Stephan Richter4,
  • Bert Wagner4,
  • Judith Haas5,
  • Stephan Schmidt6,
  • Kathrin Gerbershagen1,
  • Christoph Lassek7,
  • Luisa Klotz8,
  • Olaf Hoffmann9,
  • Christian Albert9,
  • Katrin Schuh10,
  • Monika Baier-Ebert10,
  • Guillaume Wendt10,
  • Heinke Schieb10,
  • Susanne Hoyer10,
  • Ralf Dechend11 and
  • Wilhelm Haverkamp12Email author
Contributed equally
BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:11

Received: 7 September 2016

Accepted: 27 December 2016

Published: 18 January 2017

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Original Submission
7 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
3 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Christian Kamm
8 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sakari Simula
9 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Silvia Rossi
9 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Volker Limmroth
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
18 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12883-016-0789-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Neurology, Cologne General Hospitals, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Center of Clinical Neuroscience, University Clinic Carl Gustav Carus Dresden, Dresden, Germany
NTD Study Group, Neurologische Praxis, Ulm, Germany
NeuroMVZ, Stuttgart, Germany
Jewish Hospital Berlin, Berlin, Germany
NTD Study Group, Neurologische Gemeinschaftspraxis, Bonn, Germany
Neurologische Gemeinschaftspraxis Kassel und Vellmar, Kassel, Germany
Department of Neurology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
St. Josefs-Krankenhaus Potsdam-Sanssouci, Potsdam, Germany
Novartis Pharma GmbH, Nuremberg, Germany
Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Charité-Campus Buch, Berlin, Germany
Charité Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany