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Surgical complications in neuromuscular scoliosis operated with posterior- only approach using pedicle screw fixation

By Hitesh N Modi, Seung-Woo Suh, Jae-Hyuk Yang, Jae Woo Cho, Jae-Young Hong, Surya Udai Singh and Sudeep Jain
Topics: Research
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