Advances in Food Technology and Nutritional Sciences

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Surgical Treatment of Sternal Fracture: Case Report and Literature Review

Jorge PĂ©rez-Acosta, Orlando TĂ©llez-Almenares*, Justo Escalona-Cartaya, RaĂşl Calas-Balbuena and Olga M. Moreira-Barinaga

Orlando TĂ©llez-Almenares, MD, MSc
Saturnino Lora Provincial Hospital, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba; University of Medical Sciences of Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba;
E-mail: orlandotellez.al@gmail.com

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