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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 4 ( October-December, 2023 ) > List of Articles


Percutaneous Bone Adhesives: A Hypothetical Adjunct to Improve Healing Rates in Critical Foot and Ankle Injuries

Vincent P Stahel, Niaz Ahankoob

Keywords : Bone adhesives, Delayed union, Jones fracture, Nonunion

Citation Information : Stahel VP, Ahankoob N. Percutaneous Bone Adhesives: A Hypothetical Adjunct to Improve Healing Rates in Critical Foot and Ankle Injuries. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2023; 10 (4):196-197.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1291

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-10-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


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