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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 926094, 8 pages
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using a Modified Distractor Handle: A Midterm Clinicoradiological Follow-Up Study
Department of Orthopedics, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, 180 Fenglin Road, Shanghai 20032, China
Received 17 April 2013; Revised 30 June 2013; Accepted 1 August 2013
Academic Editor: Vijay K. Goel
Copyright © 2013 Abuduaini Rewuti 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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