Clinical Factors, Disease Parameters, and Molecular Therapies Affecting Osseointegration of Orthopedic Implants

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Total hip and knee arthroplasty are effective interventions for management of end-stage arthritis. Indeed, about seven million Americans are currently living with artificial hip and knee joints. The majority of these individuals, however, will outlive their implants and require revision surgeries, mostly due to poor implant osseointegration and aseptic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s40610-016-0042-6

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