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Expert’s comment concerning Grand Rounds case entitled “Paget’s disease of the lumbar spine: decompressive surgery following 17 years of bisphosphonate treatment” by A. Hofmann, S. Opitz, C. E. Heyde, N. H. von der Höh (Eur Spine J; 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5751-5)

  • Robert Dunn
Expert's Comment

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The author has no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital, Red Cross Children’s Hospital, UCT Private Academic HospitalUniversity of Cape TownCape TownSouth Africa

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