Skip to content


Open Access
Open Peer Review

This article has Open Peer Review reports available.

How does Open Peer Review work?

The role of flower pollen extract in managing patients affected by chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a comprehensive analysis of all published clinical trials

BMC UrologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:32

Received: 25 February 2017

Accepted: 16 April 2017

Published: 21 April 2017

Back to article

Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article are available by contacting

Original Submission
25 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Tommaso Cai
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
21 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12894-017-0223-5

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 Urology, Santa Chiara Regional Hospital, Trento, Italy
Department of Urology, University of Naples, Federico II, Naples, Italy
Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant’Andrea, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy