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Effects on muscle performance of NSAID treatment with Piroxicam versus placebo in geriatric patients with acute infection-induced inflammation. a double blind randomized controlled trial

  • Ingo Beyer1, 2Email author,
  • Ivan Bautmans1, 2,
  • Rose Njemini2,
  • Christian Demanet3,
  • Pierre Bergmann4 and
  • Tony Mets1, 2
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201112:292

Received: 28 July 2011

Accepted: 30 December 2011

Published: 30 December 2011

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Original Submission
28 Jul 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Giorgos Sakkas
29 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Ingo Beyer
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 2
30 Dec 2011 Editorially accepted
30 Dec 2011 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-12-292

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Geriatrics, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
Frailty in Aging Research Group (FRIA) & Gerontology department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Department of HLA & Molecular Hematology, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
Department of Nuclear Medicine, CHU Brugmann, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)