Outcomes of Core Decompression with or Without Non-Vascularized Fibular Grafting in AVN of Femoral Head: a Short Term Follow Up Study

  • Uttam Chand SainiEmail author
  • Aditya Aggarwal
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics, Room No. 15, Nehru HospitalPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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