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Knee arthroscopy without the use of the tourniquet could enhance the use of the Y sign for determining optimal placement of the anteromedial portal

  • Damjan DimnjakovićEmail author
  • Ivan Bojanić
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity Hospital Centre ZagrebZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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