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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Risk factors for revision of primary total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review

  • Julian JZ Prokopetz1,
  • Elena Losina1, 2, 3,
  • Robin L Bliss4,
  • John Wright1, 2,
  • John A Baron5 and
  • Jeffrey N Katz1, 2, 6, 7Email author
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201213:251

Received: 26 April 2012

Accepted: 5 December 2012

Published: 15 December 2012

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Original Submission
26 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
25 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rajiv Gandhi
21 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Neil Sheth
5 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jeffrey Katz
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
15 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-13-251

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Authors’ Affiliations

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School
Boston University School of Public Health
Veristat, Inc
University of North Carolina
Harvard School of Public Health
Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital