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Improved health outcomes with Etanercept versus usual DMARD therapy in an Asian population with established rheumatoid arthritis

  • Sang-Cheol Bae1,
  • Suk Chyn Gun2,
  • Chi Chiu Mok3,
  • Rezaul Khandker4,
  • Henk W Nab5,
  • Andrew S Koenig4,
  • Bonnie Vlahos4,
  • Ron Pedersen4 and
  • Amitabh Singh4Email author
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201314:13

Received: 3 May 2012

Accepted: 17 December 2012

Published: 8 January 2013

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Original Submission
3 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
3 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Joern Kekow
22 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - yi liu
14 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Amitabh Singh
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
8 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-14-13

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Rheumatology, Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases
Department of Medicine, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar Seremban
Department of Medicine, Tuen Mun Hospital
Pfizer Inc., Specialty Care Business Unit
Pfizer Inc, Europe