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Second opinion for degenerative spinal conditions: an option or a necessity? A prospective observational study

  • Mario Lenza1,
  • Rachelle Buchbinder2, 3,
  • Margaret P. Staples2, 3,
  • Oscar F.P. dos Santos1,
  • Reynaldo A. Brandt1,
  • Claudio L. Lottenberg1,
  • Miguel Cendoroglo1 and
  • Mario Ferretti1, 4Email author
BMC Musculoskeletal DisordersBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201718:354

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1712-0

Received: 6 May 2016

Accepted: 8 August 2017

Published: 17 August 2017

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Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
6 May 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Jul 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paul Willems
21 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Emily Lindley
1 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael J. Lee
27 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mario Lenza
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Emily Lindley
3 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sabrina Donzelli
23 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mario Lenza
Resubmission - Version 3
23 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sabrina Donzelli
6 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mario Lenza
Resubmission - Version 4
6 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
8 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
17 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12891-017-1712-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
(2)
Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute, Monash University
(3)
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
(4)
Avenida Albert Einstein

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