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Photodynamic diagnosis of shed prostate cancer cells in voided urine treated with 5-aminolevulinic acid

  • Yasushi Nakai1,
  • Satoshi Anai1,
  • Masaomi Kuwada1,
  • Makito Miyake1,
  • Yoshitomo Chihara1,
  • Nobumichi Tanaka1,
  • Akihide Hirayama1,
  • Katsunori Yoshida1,
  • Yoshihiko Hirao1 and
  • Kiyohide Fujimoto1Email author
BMC Urology201414:59

Received: 20 February 2014

Accepted: 22 July 2014

Published: 3 August 2014

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Original Submission
20 Feb 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kenneth Iczkowski
28 May 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Yasutoshi Murayama
24 Jun 2014 Author responded Author comments - yasushi nakai
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Jun 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Jul 2014 Editorially accepted
3 Aug 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2490-14-59

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Urology, Nara Medical University