Gunshot Wounds below the Popliteal Fossa: A Contemporary Review

April 1999
American Surgeon;Apr1999, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p360
Academic Journal
Focuses on a study which examined treatment guidelines for penetrating injuries below the popliteal crease. Information on the management of gunshot wounds below the knee; Methodology; Results and discussion.


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