At AAOS, Makers Of Large Joint Implants Make It Personal
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
One attention-grabbing strategy at AAOS’ 2012 meeting centered on the personalization of large joint implants to match the specific anatomies of patients. Several large joint manufacturers have introduced tools for achieving “custom fits” for new joints, knees in particular.
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