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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 147042, 3 pages
The Need for Guidelines in Asplenic Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Case Report
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Surgery Clinic, Santry Demesne, Dublin 9, Ireland
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin 11, Ireland
Received 1 December 2011; Accepted 29 January 2012
Academic Editor: T. Tsurumoto
Copyright © 2012 S. R. Shaarani 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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