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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 839325, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/839325
Review Article

Biomechanics of Interspinous Devices

11st Orthopedic Division, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56125 Pisa, Italy
2Orthopedic Division, S. Maria Maddalena Hospital, Borgo S. Lazzero, 56048 Volterra, Italy

Received 17 February 2014; Revised 11 June 2014; Accepted 16 June 2014; Published 9 July 2014

Academic Editor: Marcelo Galarza

Copyright © 2014 Paolo D. Parchi 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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