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Comparing new treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis – a network meta-analysis

  • Emma Loveman1Email author,
  • Vicky R Copley2,
  • David A Scott3,
  • Jill L Colquitt1,
  • Andrew J Clegg1 and
  • Katherine MA O’Reilly4
BMC Pulmonary Medicine201515:37

Received: 14 November 2014

Accepted: 7 April 2015

Published: 18 April 2015

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Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Apr 2015 Editorially accepted
18 Apr 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12890-015-0034-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Effective Evidence LLP/Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre (SHTAC), University of Southampton
SHTAC, University of Southampton
ICON Health Economics
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital