Reply to Comment on Saku et al.: Reasons and risk factors for ninety day re-admission following primary total knee arthroplasty in a high-volume centre

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopedics and TraumatologyUniversity of Helsinki and Helsinki University HospitalVantaaFinland

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