Australian scrutiny of prostheses performance extended:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Performance data of ankle, shoulder, wrist and spinal disc prostheses are to be added to data on hips and knees collected by Australia's National Joint Replacement Registry. The government has committed Aus$0.8m (US$0.7m) over four years to fund the expansion of the registry for this purpose. The registry is currently at the centre of a debate on the effectiveness of newly developed prostheses (see Clinica No 1257, p 3).
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