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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Radiographic union score for hip substantially improves agreement between surgeons and radiologists

  • Mohit Bhandari1Email author,
  • Mary M Chiavaras1,
  • Naveen Parasu1,
  • Hema Choudur1,
  • Olufemi Ayeni1,
  • Rajesh Chakravertty2,
  • Simrit Bains3,
  • Alisha Hak1,
  • Sheila Sprague1 and
  • Brad Petrisor1
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201314:70

Received: 9 August 2012

Accepted: 6 February 2013

Published: 25 February 2013

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Original Submission
9 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tormenta Sandro
5 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - A. Alex Jahangir
25 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Mohit Bhandari
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
25 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-14-70

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Authors’ Affiliations

McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
University of Western Ontario, London, Canada