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Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Safety Issues and Neurological Improvement following C1-C2 Fusion using C1 Lateral Mass and C2 Pedicle Screw in Atlantoaxial Instability


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