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Acta Orthopaedicapresents original articles, from all parts of the world, of basic research interest, as well as clinical studies in the field of orthopedics and related subdisciplines. Ever since the journal was founded in 1930, by a group of Scandinavian orthopedic surgeons, the journal has been published for an international audience.

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Identification NumberTitleAuthor
8929The role of "cell therapy" in osteonecrosis of the femoral headCostas Papa kostidis et al.
8922The first 6 weeks of recovery after total knee arthroplasty with fast trackJeroen C van Egmond et al.
8727Experimental models for cancellous bone healing in the ratMagnus Bernhardsson et al.
8703Gluteal muscle fatty atrophy is not associated with elevated blood metal ions or pseudotumors in patAleksi Reito et al.
8662Osseointegrated total knee replacement connected to a lower limb prosthesis: 4 casesAditya Khemka et al.

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