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Why would doctors use titanium in bone surgery?
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
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In brief: Surgeon preference
This may be an implant style preference of this may be a selection made on the basis of a known allergy that the patient has to other surgical implant options.

In brief: Surgeon preference
This may be an implant style preference of this may be a selection made on the basis of a known allergy that the patient has to other surgical implant options.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Material Properties
Of the different types of metal available to use in surgery, titanium is the most similar to bone in its properties, mostly meaning its stiffness.
It is a relatively strong metal, and causes little reaction in the body. It also can be treated so that it does not corrode.

In brief: Material Properties
Of the different types of metal available to use in surgery, titanium is the most similar to bone in its properties, mostly meaning its stiffness.
It is a relatively strong metal, and causes little reaction in the body. It also can be treated so that it does not corrode.
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
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