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What does it meant to have an artificial joint?
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Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine
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In brief: Replacement
An "artificial" joint is one that is man-made and surgically replaces someone's own joint.

In brief: Replacement
An "artificial" joint is one that is man-made and surgically replaces someone's own joint.
Dr. Jason Beasley
Dr. Jason Beasley
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In brief: See below
It means that the original joint is removed and replaced with a joint made of a different material than bone, such as titanium.

In brief: See below
It means that the original joint is removed and replaced with a joint made of a different material than bone, such as titanium.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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