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Pulmonary function after less invasive anterior instrumentation and fusion for idiopathic thoracic scoliosis


DOI: 10.1186/1748-7161-8-14

Received: 9 May 2013

Accepted: 17 August 2013

Published: 21 August 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
9 May 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Jun 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Emre Acaroglu
28 Jun 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Baron Lonner
5 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Manabu Ito
12 Aug 2013 Author responded Author comments - Geertje Huitema
Resubmission - Version 3
12 Aug 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Baron Lonner
17 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Manabu Ito
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
17 Aug 2013 Editorially accepted
21 Aug 2013 Article published 10.1186/1748-7161-8-14

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article.. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Westfriesgasthuis
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre
Department of Paediatric Pulmonology, Maastricht University Medical Centre
Research School CAPHRI, Maastricht University