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Reperfusion therapy in acute ischemic stroke: dawn of a new era?

BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:8

Received: 4 October 2017

Accepted: 14 December 2017

Published: 16 January 2018

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Original Submission
4 Oct 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pervinder Bhogal
18 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - benjamin Tan
13 Dec 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sonu Bhaskar
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Dec 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Dec 2017 Editorially accepted
16 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12883-017-1007-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Western Sydney University (WSU), School of Medicine, South West Sydney Clinical School, Sydney, Australia
Liverpool Hospital, Department of Neurology & Neurophysiology, Liverpool, Australia
The Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research & Enterprise (SPHERE), Liverpool, Australia
Stroke & Neurology Research Group, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, Liverpool, Australia
School of Medicine, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia
Department of Neurology, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia
Priority Research Centre for Stroke & Brain Injury, Faculty of Health & Medicine, Hunter Medical Research institute (HMRI) and School of Medicine & Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia