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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Substitutes of structural and non-structural autologous bone grafts in hindfoot arthrodeses and osteotomies: a systematic review

  • Marc Andreas Müller1Email author,
  • Alexander Frank1,
  • Matthias Briel2, 3,
  • Victor Valderrabano1,
  • Patrick Vavken1, 4,
  • Vahid Entezari4 and
  • Arne Mehrkens1
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201314:59

Received: 11 June 2012

Accepted: 16 January 2013

Published: 7 February 2013

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Original Submission
11 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Welch
19 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gabrielle Tuijthof
13 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Marc Andreas Mueller
Resubmission - Version 3
13 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gabrielle Tuijthof
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
16 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
7 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-14-59

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Authors’ Affiliations

Orthopedic Department University Hospital Basel
Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
Center for Advanced Orthopedic Studies, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School