Joint Effort

November 2015
Indianapolis Monthly;Nov2015, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p66
The article offers information on how Dr. R. Michael Meneghini of IU Health Saxony Hospital helped design and develop the Stryker Triathlon Tritanium Knee System that uses three-dimensional (3-D)-printed implants for cementless procedure.


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