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Science Translational Medicine

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Duration first review round 1.9 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 7.4 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 1 days compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.5 compare →
Average number of review rounds 3.5 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 2.5 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 3.0 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 11.0 weeks. Overall rating: 1 (bad). Outcome: Accepted.

Motivation:
Our initial experience was that although the reviewing process was a bit slow, we got very useful and constructive comments. After the second revision however, communication with the handling editor was sparse, and multiple emails had to be sent in order to get an update on our manuscript. In the last revision round the editor allowed at least 8 weeks before reviewer comments' submission, further delaying the process. After acceptance of our paper, there were another 6 months before the manuscript was published online, again due to difficulties in communication with the editor. We consider that our manuscript was not handled in the most professional way.

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Disciplines: Medicine

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