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Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Outcome of Primary Cemented Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty compared with Dynamic Hip Screw in Elderly Patients with Unstable Intertrochanteric Fracture


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