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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 237146, 6 pages
Clinical Study

Use of the Vascularized Iliac-Crest Flap in Musculoskeletal Lesions

Orthopaedic Department of HC-UNICAMP, P.O. Box 6142, 13083-888 Campinas, SP, Brazil

Received 26 April 2013; Accepted 5 September 2013

Academic Editor: Zbigniew Gugala

Copyright © 2013 Cristiane Tonoli et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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