The Relevance of Physical Characterisation in the Evaluation of the Performance of Bone Allografts

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 230-232)

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467-470

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F. Judas et al., "The Relevance of Physical Characterisation in the Evaluation of the Performance of Bone Allografts", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 230-232, pp. 467-470, 2002

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