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Open Peer Review Reports for: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis on the clinical outcomes and cost of deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap versus implants for breast reconstruction

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Original Submission
21 Aug 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julie Sprakel
31 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anirudha Agnihotry
11 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Ankur Khajuria
Resubmission - Version 2
11 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
22 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0628-y

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