TITLE

Commentary on an Article by Martha M. Murray, MD, et al.: "The Effect of Skeletal Maturity on Functional Healing of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament"

AUTHOR(S)
Hutchinson, Mark R.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Sep2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 11, p2142
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the effect of skeletal maturity on functional healing of the anterior cruciate ligament through in vitro animal study.
ACCESSION #
53896806

 

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