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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 810172, 5 pages
Use of Fidji Cervical Cage in the Treatment of Cervical Spinal Cord Injury without Radiographic Abnormality
Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710004, China
Received 8 April 2013; Accepted 6 June 2013
Academic Editor: Ruxana T. Sadikot
Copyright © 2013 Sheng-Li Huang 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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