WO2008120215A2 - Intra-articular implant for treating irregularities in cartilage surfaces - Google Patents

Intra-articular implant for treating irregularities in cartilage surfaces Download PDF

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WO2008120215A2
WO2008120215A2 PCT/IL2008/000456 IL2008000456W WO2008120215A2 WO 2008120215 A2 WO2008120215 A2 WO 2008120215A2 IL 2008000456 W IL2008000456 W IL 2008000456W WO 2008120215 A2 WO2008120215 A2 WO 2008120215A2
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Hamid Sharim
Shmuel Beck
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