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Displaced Intraarticular Calcaneus fractures: To Fix or not to Fix? That is the question

Sharad Prabhakar

Citation Information : Prabhakar S. Displaced Intraarticular Calcaneus fractures: To Fix or not to Fix? That is the question. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2017; 4 (1).

DOI: 10.5005/jfasap-4-1-vi

Published Online: 01-09-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; The Author(s).


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