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Estimation of menstrual blood loss volume based on menstrual diary and laboratory data

  • Ulrike Schumacher1, 2Email author,
  • Jens Schumacher3,
  • Uwe Mellinger4,
  • Christoph Gerlinger4,
  • Andreas Wienke5 and
  • Jan Endrikat6, 7
BMC Women's Health201212:24

Received: 5 June 2012

Accepted: 13 July 2012

Published: 20 August 2012

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13 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
20 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6874-12-24

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Authors’ Affiliations

Medical Affairs Support, Jenapharm GmbH und Co, Jena, Germany
Center for Clinical Studies, Universitätsklinikum Jena, Jena, Germany
Institute of Stochastics, University of Jena, Jena, Germany
Global Clinical Statistics, Bayer Pharma AG, Berlin, Germany
Institute for Medical Epidemiology, Biometrics and Computer Science, Universitätsklinikum Halle, Halle, Germany
Global Medical Affairs, Bayer Pharma AG, Berlin, Germany
Department of OBGYN, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany