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Large Glenoid Defects Treated by Multiple Bioresorbable Pinning-Assisted Bone-Grafting in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Imai, Shinji MD, PhD1,a

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JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques: April-June 2022 - Volume 12 - Issue 2 - e21.00052
doi: 10.2106/JBJS.ST.21.00052
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Published outcomes of this procedure can be found at: JBJS Open Access. 2021 Oct 21;6(4):e21.00049.


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