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Surgical Management of Ipsilateral Fracture of the Femur and Tibia in Adults (the Floating Knee): Postoperative Clinical, Radiological, and Functional Outcomes

By Alaa M Hegazy
Topics: Original Article
Publisher: The Korean Orthopaedic Association
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