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Current Issue - March 2017, Volume 11, Issue No. 1

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Functional Outcome of Bipolar Prosthesis versus Total Hip Replacement in the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fracture in Elderly Patients


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