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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Evaluation of radial distribution of cartilage degeneration and necessity of pre-contrast measurements using radial dGEMRIC in adults with acetabular dysplasia

  • Li Xu1, 2,
  • Yongbin Su1,
  • Karl-Philipp Kienle3,
  • Daichi Hayashi2,
  • Ali Guermazi2,
  • Jing Zhang1,
  • Yongming Dai4 and
  • Xiaoguang Cheng1Email author
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201213:212

Received: 13 March 2012

Accepted: 11 October 2012

Published: 30 October 2012

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Original Submission
13 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
15 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bernd Bittersohl
18 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Christoph Zilkens
13 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - LI XU
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
30 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-13-212

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Radiology, 4th Medical College of Peking University (Beijing Jishuitan Hospital)
Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Bern
Siemens Healthcare China, MR Collaborations NE Asia