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The AOFAS Clinical Rating Systems—Time to Bid Adieu?

Siddhartha Sharma

Citation Information : Sharma S. The AOFAS Clinical Rating Systems—Time to Bid Adieu?. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2019; 6 (1):1-1.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1103

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


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