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Indian orthopaedics: the past, present, and future


The editorial summarizes the Indian orthopaedic history in brief and provides an overview of the articles to be published in the Indian traumatology edition.

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Gavaskar, A.S., Mauffrey, C. & Babhulkar, S. Indian orthopaedics: the past, present, and future. International Orthopaedics (SICOT) 44, 605–608 (2020).

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