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SAFE (Sarpogrelate Anplone in Femoro-popliteal artery intervention Efficacy) study: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  • Sanghyun Ahn1,
  • Joongyub Lee2,
  • Seung-Kee Min1Email author,
  • Jongwon Ha1,
  • Sang-il Min1,
  • Song-Yi Kim1,
  • Min-Ji Cho1,
  • Sungsin Cho1 and
  • SAFE study investigators
Contributed equally

Received: 20 April 2017

Accepted: 11 August 2017

Published: 22 September 2017

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Original Submission
20 Apr 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - sanghyun ahn
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
22 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13063-017-2155-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital
Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Research Collaborating Center, Biomedical Research Institution, Seoul National University Hospital