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Is titanium used to make artificial hip joints?
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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Most include titanium alloys especially at bone interfaces to encourage bony ingrowth.

In brief: Yes
Most include titanium alloys especially at bone interfaces to encourage bony ingrowth.
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: Yes
Titanium is the primarily material used to manufacture the implants for total hip replacement.
It is an excellent material that has a proven track record that allows the body's own bone to grow onto or even into the prosthesis.

In brief: Yes
Titanium is the primarily material used to manufacture the implants for total hip replacement.
It is an excellent material that has a proven track record that allows the body's own bone to grow onto or even into the prosthesis.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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