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The hereditary angioedema burden of illness study in Europe (HAE-BOIS-Europe): background and methodology

  • Anette Bygum1Email author,
  • Emel Aygören-Pürsün2,
  • Teresa Caballero3,
  • Kathleen Beusterien4,
  • Shadi Gholizadeh4,
  • Patience Musingarimi5,
  • Suzanne Wait6 and
  • Henrik Boysen7
BMC Dermatology201212:4

Received: 9 November 2011

Accepted: 15 April 2012

Published: 26 April 2012

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Original Submission
9 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
6 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Luigi Naldi
7 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Asli Gelincik
11 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Kathleen Beusterien
Resubmission - Version 2
11 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Apr 2012 Editorially accepted
26 Apr 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-5945-12-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

HAE Centre Denmark, Department of Dermatology and Allergy Centre, Odense University Hospital, Odense C, Denmark
Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Hemostaseology and Cardiology, University Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Allergy Department, Hospital La Paz Health Research Center (IdiPaz), Biomedical Research Network on Rare Diseases U754 (CIBERER), University Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain
Oxford Outcomes Inc, Bethesda, USA
ViroPharma, Chatsworth House, Maidenhead, UK
SHW Health Ltd, London, UK
HAEi–International Patient Organization for C1 Inhibitor Deficiencies, Roedekro, Denmark