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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 160591, 3 pages
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Utilization of the Safe Surgical Dislocation Approach of the Hip to Retrieve a Bullet from the Femoral Head

1Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
2Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA

Received 1 November 2011; Accepted 23 November 2011

Academic Editors: M. Gotoh, P. Lafforgue, and M. E. Lovell

Copyright © 2011 Ruth Delaney 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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