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Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Complex Proximal Humeral Fracture Fixation with PHILOS Plate using Minimal Invasive Percutaneous Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPPO) Technique: A Series of 30 Patients


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