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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 3 (2012), 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

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