There are selected circumstances in which customizing an implant is a solution to a unique problem. However, there are significant reservations as to the need for the routine use of custom hip implants. In fact, it is possible for a customized implant not to function clinically up to the standards that have already been established by the modern, currently available, off-the-shelf implants.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1989|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine