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Abortion ban can put a strain on pediatric orthopedic surgery: Time to consider and act

      The United States Supreme Court decision on overturning Roe v. Wade, which now imposes a ban on abortion, has major implications on healthcare. Several reports have already stressed that obstetricians, neonatologists, and pediatricians are expected to treat infants and children with congenital anomalies more frequently than in the past [
      • Assavarittirong N.C.
      • Au T.Y.
      U.S. Supreme Court ending constitution right to abortion and its potential nationwide impact on neonatological care.
      ]. However, little has been discussed about the potential impact of this development on pediatric orthopedic surgery.
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