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An outcome measure of functionality in patients with lumber spinal stenosis: a validation study of the Iranian version of Neurogenic Claudication Outcome Score (NCOS)

BMC Neurology201212:101

Received: 17 July 2012

Accepted: 19 September 2012

Published: 24 September 2012

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Original Submission
17 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Christy Tomkins-Lane
3 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Christine Comer
17 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Ali Montazeri
Resubmission - Version 4
17 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
19 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
24 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2377-12-101

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Neurosurgery, Shahid Beheshti, University of Medical Sciences
Mental Health Research Group, Health Metrics Research Centre, Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, ACECR