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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Cartilage collagen damage in hip osteoarthritis similar to that seen in knee osteoarthritis; a case–control study of relationship between collagen, glycosaminoglycan and cartilage swelling

  • Shahrzad Hosseininia1,
  • Lisbeth R Lindberg1 and
  • Leif E Dahlberg1Email author
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201314:18

Received: 8 May 2012

Accepted: 5 January 2013

Published: 9 January 2013

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Original Submission
8 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pascal Reboul
9 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ali Mobasheri
18 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Shahrzad Hosseininia
Resubmission - Version 3
18 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
9 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-14-18

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital