TITLE

Advances in Total Joint Replacement: NEW TECHNIQUES, MATERIALS, AND ANESTHESIA

AUTHOR(S)
McGrory, James E.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Hughston Health Alert;Winter2008, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents innovative techniques, materials and anesthesia essential to the success of joint replacement procedure. Joint replacement is one of the most successful operations in orthopedic surgery which triggers physicians and scientists to develop more helpful ways to make it easier. The minimally invasive technique of the hip replacement involves the use of smaller incisions to insert the hip components. Other innovations include computer navigation and bearing surfaces.
ACCESSION #
31881925

 

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