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Letter to the Editor on “The impact of the third fragment features on the healing of femoral shaft fractures managed with intramedullary nailing: a radiological study”

  • Shih-Jie Lin
  • Kevin Liaw
  • Tsan-Wen HuangEmail author
Letter to the Editor
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryChang Gung Memorial HospitalPu-Tz CityTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyBlount Memorial HospitalMaryvilleUSA
  3. 3.College of MedicineChang Gung UniversityTaoyuan CityTaiwan

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