Father of the modern hip replacement: Professor Sir John Charnley (1911-82).

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Professor Sir John Charnley was a British orthopaedic surgeon, inventor and skilled craftsman. He is best known for his development of the first truly successful operation for total arthroplasty of the hip, the low-friction arthroplasty. As well as publishing significant works on closed fracture management and compression arthrodesis, he can also be… (More)
DOI: 10.1258/jmb.2011.011021

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