Skip to content


Open Access
Open Peer Review

This article has Open Peer Review reports available.

How does Open Peer Review work?

Vertebral osteomyelitis and epidural abscess caused by gas gangrene presenting with complete paraplegia: a case report

  • Manabu Akagawa1Email author,
  • Takashi Kobayashi1,
  • Naohisa Miyakoshi2,
  • Eiji Abe1,
  • Toshiki Abe1,
  • Kazuma Kikuchi1 and
  • Yoichi Shimada2
Journal of Medical Case Reports20159:81

Received: 22 October 2014

Accepted: 4 March 2015

Published: 11 April 2015

Back to article

Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article are available by contacting

Original Submission
22 Oct 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
Author responded Author comments
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Author responded Author comments
Reviewed Reviewer Report
Reviewed Reviewer Report
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
4 Mar 2015 Editorially accepted
11 Apr 2015 Article published 10.1186/s13256-015-0567-y

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article are available by contacting

You can find further information about the peer review system here.

Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Akita Kousei Medical Center, Akita, Japan
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, Akita, Japan