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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 297326, 6 pages
Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment with the KineSpring Knee Implant System: A Report of Two Cases
1Brisbane Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, Level 5, 259 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
2Miller Scientific Consulting, 26 Portobello Road, Arden, NC 28704, USA
3The Jon Block Group, 2210 Jackson Street, Suite 401, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Received 25 October 2012; Accepted 20 November 2012
Academic Editors: E. R. Ahlmann and A. Jawahar
Copyright © 2012 David A. Hayes 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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