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Letter to the Editor concerning “Rod fracture and lengthening intervals in traditional growing rods: is there a relationship?” by P. Hosseini et al. Eur Spine J (2016). doi:10.1007/s00586-016-4786-8

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Agarwal, A., Jayaswal, A.K., Goel, V.K. et al. Letter to the Editor concerning “Rod fracture and lengthening intervals in traditional growing rods: is there a relationship?” by P. Hosseini et al. Eur Spine J (2016). doi:10.1007/s00586-016-4786-8. Eur Spine J 26, 1696–1697 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5102-y

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  • Short Interval
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