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What is an artificial disc made of?

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Dr. Paul Slosar
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Mostly metal

The are several different materials but usually it is a combination of metal and plastic.

In brief: Mostly metal

The are several different materials but usually it is a combination of metal and plastic.
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Dr. Robert Masson
Neurosurgery
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In brief: PDc and mobi c

The two dominant artificial discs, prodisc c and mobi c are both made of cobalt chrome and high molecular weight polyethylene.

In brief: PDc and mobi c

The two dominant artificial discs, prodisc c and mobi c are both made of cobalt chrome and high molecular weight polyethylene.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Plastic and metal

Metal is chrome cobalt or polyethylene to specific.

In brief: Plastic and metal

Metal is chrome cobalt or polyethylene to specific.
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