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Do outcomes reported in randomised controlled trials of joint replacement surgery fulfil the OMERACT 2.0 Filter? A review of the 2008 and 2013 literature

  • Peter D. H. Wall1,
  • Bethan L. Richards2, 3,
  • Andrew Sprowson^1,
  • Rachelle Buchbinder4, 5 and
  • Jasvinder A. Singh6, 7Email author
Systematic Reviews20176:106

Received: 8 December 2016

Accepted: 10 May 2017

Published: 30 May 2017

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Original Submission
8 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Melainie Cameron
28 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ainslea Cross
3 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Peter Wall
Resubmission - Version 2
3 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Melainie Cameron
8 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ainslea Cross
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
10 May 2017 Editorially accepted
30 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0498-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Institute of Rheumatology and Orthopaedics, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Frankston, Australia
Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, USA