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Open Peer Review Reports for: Correlation of structural defects in the ascending aortic wall to ultrasound parameters: benefits for decision-making process in aortic valve surgery

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Original Submission
29 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tsuneo Ariyoshi
26 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hardy Baumbach
19 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sasa D Borovic
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
18 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s13019-017-0671-8

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