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What material is used in shoulder prothestic and cobalt prothestic?

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what material/metal is the shoulder prothestic made of

all I want to know is the material in the cobalt prosthetic?
Posted Sat, 19 Oct 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Jorge Brenes-Salazar 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Different materials depending on type

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Dear patient,

Thanks for your question. There are different types of prosthesis and different metals used, but by FAR in these days the most common metal used is TITANIUM, not cobalt.

Yours truly,

Dr Brenes-Salazar MD
Mayo Clinic MN
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