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Open Peer Review Reports for: Effects of intraoperative PEEP optimization on postoperative pulmonary complications and the inflammatory response: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

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Original Submission
19 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elena Bignami
3 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Zoltán Ruszkai
Resubmission - Version 2
3 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elena Bignami
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
21 Jul 2017 Editorially accepted
11 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13063-017-2116-z

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