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Evaluating progestogens for prevention of preterm birth international collaborative (EPPPIC) individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis: protocol

  • Lesley A. Stewart1Email author,
  • Mark Simmonds1,
  • Lelia Duley2,
  • Kristina Charlotte Dietz1,
  • Melissa Harden1,
  • Alex Hodkinson1,
  • Alexis Llewellyn1,
  • Sahar Sharif1,
  • Ruth Walker1,
  • Kath Wright1 and
  • the EPPPIC group
Systematic Reviews20176:235

Received: 25 August 2017

Accepted: 2 October 2017

Published: 28 November 2017

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Original Submission
25 Aug 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julie Sprakel
4 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bernd Arents
4 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Doreen Kahangire
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
28 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0600-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK