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Etiological spectrum, injury characteristics and treatment outcome of maxillofacial injuries in a Tanzanian teaching hospital

  • Phillipo L Chalya1Email author,
  • Mabula Mchembe2,
  • Joseph B Mabula1,
  • Emanuel S Kanumba1 and
  • Japhet M Gilyoma1
Contributed equally
Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes20115:7

Received: 10 August 2010

Accepted: 2 June 2011

Published: 2 June 2011

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Original Submission
10 Aug 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Aug 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - LANRE ADEYEMO
5 Sep 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Özay Özkaya
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Mar 2011 Author responded Author comments - Phillipo Leo Chalya
Resubmission - Version 3
10 Mar 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
Resubmission - Version 6
Submitted Manuscript version 6
23 May 2011 Author responded Author comments - Phillipo Leo Chalya
Resubmission - Version 7
23 May 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 7
2 Jun 2011 Editorially accepted
2 Jun 2011 Article published 10.1186/1752-2897-5-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Surgery, Weill-Bugando University College of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania
Department of Surgery, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania