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Identification of the main determinants of abdominal aorta size: a screening by Pocket Size Imaging Device

  • Roberta Esposito1,
  • Federica Ilardi1,
  • Vincenzo Schiano Lomoriello1,
  • Regina Sorrentino1,
  • Vincenzo Sellitto1,
  • Giuseppe Giugliano1,
  • Giovanni Esposito1,
  • Bruno Trimarco1 and
  • Maurizio Galderisi1, 2Email author
Cardiovascular Ultrasound201715:2

Received: 27 September 2016

Accepted: 28 December 2016

Published: 13 January 2017

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Original Submission
27 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eustachio Agricola
25 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gillian Whalley
27 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Roberta Esposito
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
13 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12947-016-0094-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Division of Cardiology, Federico II University Hospital
Interdepartimental Laboratory of Cardiac Imaging, Federico II University Hospital