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Acupuncture with manual and low frequency electrical stimulation as experienced by women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a qualitative study

BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201212:32

Received: 5 January 2012

Accepted: 3 April 2012

Published: 3 April 2012

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Original Submission
5 Jan 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kathleen Hoeger
8 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Terje Alraek
26 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Caroline A Smith
23 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Annika Billhult
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Apr 2012 Editorially accepted
3 Apr 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-12-32

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Authors’ Affiliations

Research and Development Unit of the County Södra Älvsborg
Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, First Affiliated Hospital, Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine