Takahashi, Keisuke MD*; Shima, Iwao MD†; Porter, Richard W. MD‡
From the *Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saitama Medical School, Saitama, Japan, †Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ishikawa Prefectural Central Hospital, Ishikawa, Japan, and ‡Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Acknowledgment date: September 16, 1998.
First revision date: December 23, 1998.
Acceptance date: January 21, 1999.
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Keisuke Takahashi, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Saitama Medical School
Device status category: 1.