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Assessment of mechanical properties of isolated bovine intervertebral discs from multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging

  • Maximilien Recuerda1, 2,
  • Delphine Périé1, 2Email author,
  • Guillaume Gilbert3 and
  • Gilles Beaudoin4
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201213:195

Received: 1 February 2012

Accepted: 8 October 2012

Published: 12 October 2012

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Original Submission
1 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paul Beattie
20 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jonathan Dyke
28 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Mitton
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Delphine Perie
Resubmission - Version 3
2 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
8 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
12 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-13-195

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Authors’ Affiliations

Mechanical Engineering Department, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
Research Center, CHU Sainte-Justine, Université de Montréal
Philips Healthcare
CHUM Saint-Luc, Université de Montréal