Surgical management of osteonecrosis of the femoral head in patients with sickle cell disease
Atul F Kamath, Michael H McGraw, Craig L Israelite, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, the Center for Hip Preservation, Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
Author contributions: Kamath AF, McGraw MH and Israelite CL solely contributed to this paper.
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Correspondence to: Atul F Kamath, MD, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, the Center for Hip Preservation, Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 800 Spruce Street, 8th Floor Preston, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States. email@example.com
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Received: May 18, 2015
Peer-review started: May 18, 2015
First decision: August 6, 2015
Revised: August 28, 2015
Accepted: September 16, 2015
Article in press: September 18, 2015
Published online: November 18, 2015