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Patient satisfaction with ExtaviPro™ 30G, a new auto-injector for administering interferon β-1b in multiple sclerosis: results from a real-world, observational EXCHANGE study

  • Frank A. Hoffmann1,
  • Anastasiya Trenova2,
  • Miguel A. Llaneza3,
  • Johannes Fischer4,
  • Giacomo Lus5,
  • Dorothea von Bredow6,
  • Núria Lara7,
  • Elaine Lam8,
  • Marlies Van Hoef9 and
  • Rajesh Bakshi9Email author
BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:156

Received: 6 December 2016

Accepted: 19 July 2017

Published: 9 August 2017

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Original Submission
6 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Patricia Coyle
12 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Francesco Patti
16 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Frank A. Hoffmann
Resubmission - Version 2
16 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Diane L. Cookfair
14 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Frank A. Hoffmann
Resubmission - Version 3
14 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
19 Jul 2017 Editorially accepted
9 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12883-017-0928-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Neurology, Hospital Martha-Maria Halle-Dölau, Halle, Germany
Department of Neurology, Medical University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Neurology Department, Ferrol University Hospital, Ferrol, Spain
Neurologische Praxis (NTDStudy-Group), Lappersdorf, Germany
Multiple Sclerosi Center university of Campania L. Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
QuintilesIMS, IMS Health GmbH & Co. OHG, Munich, Germany
QuintilesIMS, Barcelona, Spain
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, USA
Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland