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Open Peer Review Reports for: Decompression alone versus decompression with instrumental fusion the NORDSTEN degenerative spondylolisthesis trial (NORDSTEN-DS); study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

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Original Submission
17 Nov 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Feb 2018 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Toshinori Sakai
28 Feb 2018 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Woojin Cho
25 Apr 2018 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ronald Bartels
15 Dec 2018 Author responded Author comments - Ivar Austevoll
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Dec 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Dec 2018 Editorially accepted
5 Jan 2019 Article published 10.1186/s12891-018-2384-0

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