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Orthopedic Surgery

Minimally Invasive Techniques

Single-incision anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty on an orthopaedic table.

Matta JM, Shahrdar C, Ferguson T

Source‎: Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005;441:115-24.

Indexed‎: PubMed 16330993

Minimally invasive versus open posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a systematic review.

Sidhu GS, Henkelman E, Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, Hilibrand A, Anderson DG, Rihn JA.

Source‎: Clin Orthop Relat Res 2014;472(6):1792-9.

Indexed‎: PubMed 24748069

DOI‎: 10.1007/s11999-014-3619-5

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