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Open Peer Review Reports for: Protective intraoperative ventilation with higher versus lower levels of positive end-expiratory pressure in obese patients (PROBESE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

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Original Submission
4 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gui-zhi Du
24 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elena Bignami
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
28 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13063-017-1929-0

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