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Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 853072, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/853072
Clinical Study

Stability Testing of a Wide Bone-Anchored Device after Surgery without Skin Thinning

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

Received 15 July 2014; Revised 21 January 2015; Accepted 22 January 2015

Academic Editor: Chung-Feng Hwang

Copyright © 2015 Malou Hultcrantz. 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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