TITLE

Gender-specific knees

AUTHOR(S)
Brooks, Janet
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p309
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the first artificial knee designed for women by Zimmer's Gender Solutions is approved for usage in Canada by the United States Food and Drug Administration. The artificial knee prosthesis is the first of its kind to fit the anatomy of the female knee. The views of Kim Bertin, an orthopedic surgeon at the LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah are presented.
ACCESSION #
23761140

 

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