Advances in Total Joint Replacement

Schwartz, Benjamin
January 2013
Hughston Health Alert;Winter2013, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p6
The article offers information regarding developments in the field of total joint replacement therapy. It discusses introduction of "minimally invasive" (MIS) approach in case of knee and total hip replacement surgery which is associated with some short-term gains and several complications. It also discusses developments in case of implant materials for hips which enhance function and longevity of the devices including use of articulations with metal ball on a plastic liner.


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