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Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Accuracy of Femoral Tunnel Placement between Anteromedial and Anterolateral Visualisation Portals in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - Outcomes of a CT based Cross-Sectional Study


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