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Are joint replacements for knuckle replacement made with titanium?

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are titanium knuckles used in knuckle replacement ,if so what doctors perform this in wash state
Posted Sat, 30 Aug 2014 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 5 hours later
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Yes,

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Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Yes, joint replacements are usually made with prosthesis made of Titanium.

The common materials used are
alumina
zirconia
hydroxyapatite
titanium nitride
silicon nitride etc

Which city of the XXXXXXX state do you reside in. I shall provide contact details of a surgeon nearest to you.

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