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Current practice of abdominal wall closure in elective surgery – Is there any consensus?

  • Nuh N Rahbari1,
  • Phillip Knebel1,
  • Markus K Diener1,
  • Christoph Seidlmayer2,
  • Karsten Ridwelski3,
  • Hartmut Stöltzing4 and
  • Christoph M Seiler1Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Surgery20099:8

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2482-9-8

Received: 02 January 2009

Accepted: 15 May 2009

Published: 15 May 2009

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
2 Jan 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Feb 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hannu Paajanen
10 Feb 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tiffany Bee
17 Feb 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Patrick O'Dwyer
24 Mar 2009 Author responded Author comments - Nuh Rahbari
Resubmission - Version 3
24 Mar 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 3
31 Mar 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hannu Paajanen
20 Apr 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tiffany Bee
22 Apr 2009 Author responded Author comments - Nuh Rahbari
Resubmission - Version 4
22 Apr 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 4
4 May 2009 Author responded Author comments - Nuh Rahbari
Resubmission - Version 5
4 May 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Resubmission - Version 6
Submitted Manuscript version 6
12 May 2009 Author responded Author comments - Nuh Rahbari
Resubmission - Version 7
12 May 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 7
Publishing
15 May 2009 Editorially accepted
15 May 2009 Article published 10.1186/1471-2482-9-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Study Centre of the German Surgical Society, University of Heidelberg
(2)
Department of General and Visceral Surgery, St Bonifatius-Krankenhaus
(3)
Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Städtisches Klinikum
(4)
Department of General, Visceral, and Trauma Surgery, Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus

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