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Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Comparison of Anterior and Lateral Approach in Hip Hemiarthroplasty for Femur Neck Fractures in the Elderly: Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes


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