Letter to the Editor. Alternative to the operating microscope

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  • Cardiothoracic and Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Kanwaljeet Garg: kanwaljeetgarg@gmail.com.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online September 18, 2020; DOI: 10.3171/2020.7.SPINE201288.

Disclosures The authors report no conflict of interest.

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