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Clinical characteristics and risk factors for septic shock in patients receiving emergency drainage for acute pyelonephritis with upper urinary tract calculi

  • Yoshiyuki Yamamoto1,
  • Kazutoshi Fujita1Email author,
  • Shigeaki Nakazawa1,
  • Takuji Hayashi1,
  • Go Tanigawa1,
  • Ryoichi Imamura1,
  • Masahiro Hosomi1,
  • Daiki Wada2,
  • Satoshi Fujimi2 and
  • Seiji Yamaguchi1
BMC Urology201212:4

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2490-12-4

Received: 3 September 2011

Accepted: 13 March 2012

Published: 13 March 2012

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Original Submission
3 Sep 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marco Grande
1 Feb 2012 Author responded Author comments - Yoshiyuki Yamamoto
Resubmission - Version 2
1 Feb 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
13 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2490-12-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Urology, Osaka General Medical Center
Department of Emergency, Osaka General Medical Center