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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages 243-260
Research Article

Bioresorbable Plates and Screws for Clinical Applications: A Review

Sandra Pina and José M. F. Ferreira

Deptartment of Ceramics and Glass Engineering, Centro de Investigação de Materiais Cerâmicos e Compósitos, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal

Received 1 January 2011; Accepted 1 November 2011

Copyright © 2012 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. 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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