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Open Peer Review Reports for: Positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) level to prevent expiratory flow limitation during cardiac surgery: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial (EFLcore study)

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Original Submission
9 Dec 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
6 Mar 2018 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wanderley Bernardo
13 Apr 2018 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Omar Irfan
1 Jun 2018 Author responded Author comments - Elena Bignami
Resubmission - Version 2
1 Jun 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Nov 2018 Editorially accepted
26 Nov 2018 Article published 10.1186/s13063-018-3046-0

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