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Assessment of success of the Ponseti method of clubfoot management in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

BMC Musculoskeletal DisordersBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201718:453

Received: 8 August 2017

Accepted: 7 November 2017

Published: 15 November 2017

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Original Submission
8 Aug 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Angela Evans
20 Sep 2017 Author responded Author comments - Tracey Smythe
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Sep 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
15 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12891-017-1814-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

International Centre for Evidence in Disability, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Science, University of Oxford, Headington, UK