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Open Peer Review Reports for: Cost-effectiveness of microendoscopic discectomy versus conventional open discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation: a prospective randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN51857546]

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Original Submission
12 Feb 2006 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Feb 2006 Author responded Author comments - Mark Arts
Resubmission - Version 2
16 Feb 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 May 2006 Editorially accepted
13 May 2006 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-7-42

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