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An observational study on surgically treated adult idiopathic scoliosis patients’ quality of life outcomes at 1- and 2-year follow-ups and comparison to controls

Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders201712:11

Received: 22 March 2016

Accepted: 28 March 2017

Published: 12 April 2017

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Original Submission
22 Mar 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Apr 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Cindy Marti
22 Aug 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jean Claude De Mauroy
31 Aug 2016 Author responded Author comments - Jennifer Theis
Resubmission - Version 2
31 Aug 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Sep 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jean Claude De Mauroy
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
28 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
12 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13013-017-0118-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Health Science and Medicine, Bond Institute of Health and Sport, Bond University
Department of Orthopaedics, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital
Department of Orthopaedics, Sundsvall and Härnösand County Hospital
Department of Physical Therapy, Karolinska University Hospital
Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet
Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University