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Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

A Multi-Disciplinary Approach for the Management of Prosthetic Joint Infections: An Australian Perspective


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The Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal is a peer-reviewed journal that is published three times a year in both print and electronic online version. The purpose of this journal is to publish original research studies, evaluation of current practices and case reports in various subspecialties of orthopaedics and traumatology, as well as associated fields like basic science, biomedical engineering, rehabilitation medicine and nursing.

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