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3D printed talus replacement for treating avascular necrosis

A 3D printing approach for replacing avascular necrotic talus bone has been pioneered by an orthopedic surgeon at Mercy Medical Center (Baltimore, MD, USA).

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Go to the profile of Kay Webster
Kay Webster about 4 years ago

Where can I learn more about the 3D Talus implant? Is it there a study or is it already approved in US?

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Kay Webster about 4 years ago

Where can I learn more about the 3D Talus implant? Is it there a study or is it already approved in US?

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Kay Webster about 4 years ago

Email
Kenneth Webster
websterridge4@icloud .com

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Alexandra Thompson about 4 years ago

Hello Kay,
The hospital carrying out the procedure may be best suited to answer any questions you have: https://mdmercy.com/centers-of-excellence/orthopedics-bone-and-joint/institute-for-foot-and-ankle-reconstruction/treatments-we-offer/talus-replacement
Hope that helps,
Alex

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Kay Webster about 4 years ago

Alexandra
Is this device and surgery approved by FDA?