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Open Peer Review Reports for: Clinical- and cost-effectiveness of the STAR care pathway compared to usual care for patients with chronic pain after total knee replacement: study protocol for a UK randomised controlled trial

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Original Submission
21 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Dec 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Isabelle Boutron
15 Jan 2018 Author responded Author comments - Vikki Wylde
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Jan 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 2
30 Jan 2018 Editorially accepted
21 Feb 2018 Article published 10.1186/s13063-018-2516-8

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