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Operative treatment of deep chondral defects of the patella

  • Gunter SpahnEmail author
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Physical Activity Operative Treatment Knee Pain Valid Criterion Minimal Risk 
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© Springer-Verlag 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Praxisklinik für Unfallchirurgie und Orthopädie [Clinic of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery]EisenachGermany

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