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Ultrasonic scalpel causes greater depth of soft tissue necrosis compared to monopolar electrocautery at standard power level settings in a pig model

  • Kia Homayounfar1Email author,
  • Johanna Meis1,
  • Klaus Jung2,
  • Bernd Klosterhalfen3,
  • Thilo Sprenger1,
  • Lena-Christin Conradi1,
  • Claus Langer4 and
  • Heinz Becker1
BMC Surgery201212:3

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2482-12-3

Received: 23 October 2011

Accepted: 23 February 2012

Published: 23 February 2012

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Original Submission
23 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sebastian Weckbach
23 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Daniel Rittirsch
19 Dec 2011 Author responded Author comments - Kia Homayounfar
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Dec 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Dec 2011 Author responded Author comments - Kia Homayounfar
Resubmission - Version 3
19 Dec 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
2 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sebastian Weckbach
4 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Daniel Rittirsch
1 Feb 2012 Author responded Author comments - Kia Homayounfar
Resubmission - Version 4
1 Feb 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
23 Feb 2012 Editorially accepted
23 Feb 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2482-12-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University Medical Center Goettingen, Georg-August-University
(2)
Department of Medical Statistics, University Medical Center Goettingen, Georg- August-University
(3)
Institute of Pathology
(4)
Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic and Minimal-invasive Surgery, Evangelic Hospital Goettingen-Weende

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