Submited on: 04 Jan 2011 12:46:00 PM GMT
Published on: 05 Jan 2011 08:46:16 PM GMT
Unexpected Findings
Posted by Dr. Thomas F Heston on 07 Jan 2011 12:24:47 AM GMT

1 Is the subject of the article within the scope of the subject category? Yes
2 Are the interpretations / conclusions sound and justified by the data? Partly
3 Is this a new and original contribution? No
4 Does this paper exemplify an awareness of other research on the topic? Yes
5 Are structure and length satisfactory? No
6 Can you suggest brief additions or amendments or an introductory statement that will increase the value of this paper for an international audience? Yes
7 Can you suggest any reductions in the paper, or deletions of parts? No
8 Is the quality of the diction satisfactory? Yes
9 Are the illustrations and tables necessary and acceptable? Yes
10 Are the references adequate and are they all necessary? Yes
11 Are the keywords and abstract or summary informative? Yes
  • Other Comments:

    Gender specific conclusions are made based upon average values of bone mass without statistical justification. I would be interested in having access to their raw data and running basic statistics.

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  • Experience and credentials in the specific area of science:

    PhD in Behavioral Sciences and Biostatistics

  • How to cite:  Heston T F.Unexpected Findings[Review of the article 'Evaluation Of Adult Cortical Bone Mass As Measured By Panoramic Mandibular Index - A Radiological Study ' by Shenai P].WebmedCentral 2011;2(1):WMCRW00338
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Thank you sir for going through my article and posting your valuable reviews on it. I am sending the basic Panoramic mandibular index values of the individuals included in the study so that the required statistics can be done for the gender comparison by you. Yours sincerely, Dr. Gayathri. S.Rao
Responded by Dr. Gayathri S Rao on 07 Jan 2011 09:39:46 AM