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Open Peer Review Reports for: Femoroacetabular Impingement Randomised controlled Trial (FIRST) - a multi-centre randomized controlled trial comparing arthroscopic lavage and arthroscopic osteochondroplasty on patient important outcomes and quality of life in the treatment of young adult (18–50 years) femoroacetabular impingement: a statistical analysis plan

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Original Submission
11 Jun 2018 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Aug 2018 Author responded Author comments - Nicole Simunovic
Resubmission - Version 2
2 Aug 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Oct 2018 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Erik Lenguerrand
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
4 Oct 2018 Editorially accepted
29 Oct 2018 Article published 10.1186/s13063-018-2965-0

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