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Is knee osteoarthritis a symmetrical disease? Analysis of a 12 year prospective cohort study

  • Andrew J Metcalfe1, 3Email author,
  • Maria LE Andersson2,
  • Rhian Goodfellow1 and
  • Carina A Thorstensson2
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201213:153

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2474-13-153

Received: 8 November 2011

Accepted: 17 August 2012

Published: 22 August 2012

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Original Submission
8 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Carina Thorstensson
Resubmission - Version 3
14 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
16 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Anthony Hunt
24 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kamil Barbour
28 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Carina Thorstensson
Resubmission - Version 4
28 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
1 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kamil Barbour
3 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Anthony Hunt
24 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Carina Thorstensson
Resubmission - Version 5
24 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 5
9 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Anthony Hunt
Resubmission - Version 6
Submitted Manuscript version 6
Publishing
17 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
22 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-13-153

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
School of Medicine, Cardiff University
(2)
Research and Development Centre, Spenshult
(3)
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, University Hospital of Wales

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