Radiostereoanalysis of Press-Fit Cups with Alumina Liner. A Randomized Clinical Trial


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R. P. Pitto et al., "Radiostereoanalysis of Press-Fit Cups with Alumina Liner. A Randomized Clinical Trial", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 240-242, pp. 817-822, 2003

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