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Advances in Orthopedic Surgery
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 572586, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/572586
Research Article

Evaluation of Amniotic-Derived Membrane Biomaterial as an Adjunct for Repair of Critical Sized Bone Defects

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, North Shore/LIJ Health System, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
2Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, 350 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA

Received 12 September 2013; Accepted 9 March 2014; Published 2 April 2014

Academic Editor: Vinod K. Panchbhavi

Copyright © 2014 Mikael Starecki 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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