TITLE

Are Biologic Grafts Effective for Hernia Repair?

AUTHOR(S)
Hiles, Michael; Ritchie, Rae D. Record; Altizer, Alicia M.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Surgical Innovation;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
37568185

 

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