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How much time should I expect my radial head implant to last?

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Dr. Steven Brown
Surgery - Hand Surgery

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No definitive study is available to my knowledge but these implants have longevity limitations especially related to the patients life style and elbow use.
Some advocate not using in patients under 40.

In brief: Activity level

No definitive study is available to my knowledge but these implants have longevity limitations especially related to the patients life style and elbow use.
Some advocate not using in patients under 40.
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