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Open Peer Review Reports for: A stitch in time saves nine: closing the hole after removal of the aortic root cannula

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Original Submission
9 Oct 2008 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Dec 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Vipin Zamvar
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Jan 2009 Author responded Author comments - Ernesto Tappainer
Resubmission - Version 3
1 Jan 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Jan 2009 Editorially accepted
5 Jan 2009 Article published 10.1186/1749-8090-4-2

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