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Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

The Feasibility of Long-Segment Fluoroscopy-guided Percutaneous Thoracic Spine Pedicle Screw Fixation, and the Outcome at Two-year Follow-up


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