Open Access Pre-publication history

Ultrasonic scalpel causes greater depth of soft tissue necrosis compared to monopolar electrocautery at standard power level settings in a pig model

Kia Homayounfar*, Johanna Meis, Klaus Jung, Bernd Klosterhalfen, Thilo Sprenger, Lena-Christin Conradi, Claus Langer and Heinz Becker

BMC Surgery 2012, 12:3  doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-3

Pre-publication versions of this article and reviewers' reports

Original Submission - Version 1 Manuscript 23 Oct 2011
Reviewer's Report Sebastian Weckbach 14 Nov 2011
Reviewer's Report Daniel Rittirsch 23 Nov 2011
Resubmission - Version 2 Manuscript Author's comment 19 Dec 2011
Resubmission - Version 3 Manuscript Author's comment 19 Dec 2011
Reviewer's Report Sebastian Weckbach 02 Jan 2012
Reviewer's Report Daniel Rittirsch 04 Jan 2012
Resubmission - Version 4 Manuscript Author's comment 01 Feb 2012
Editorial acceptance 07 Feb 2012
Published 23 Feb 2012