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Effect of hawthorn standardized extract on flow mediated dilation in prehypertensive and mildly hypertensive adults: a randomized, controlled cross-over trial

  • Gary N Asher1Email author,
  • Anthony J Viera1,
  • Mark A Weaver2,
  • Rosalie Dominik3,
  • Melissa Caughey4 and
  • Alan L Hinderliter4
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201212:26

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-12-26

Received: 20 December 2011

Accepted: 29 March 2012

Published: 29 March 2012

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Original Submission
20 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hao Xu
27 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Suzanna Zick
1 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Gary Asher
Resubmission - Version 3
1 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
29 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
29 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-12-26

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina
Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina
Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina
Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina