TITLE

Advances in Total Joint Replacement

AUTHOR(S)
Schwartz, Benjamin
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Hughston Health Alert;Winter2013, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
85391598

 

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