artificial joint

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Noun1.artificial joint - a metal or plastic part that is surgically implanted to replace a natural joint (possibly elbow or wrist but usually hip or knee)
implant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
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An ideal artificial joint is made to withstand joint biocompatibility, wear, kinetic impacts, and antibacterial properties.
Nowadays, a number of diseases with previously ineffectual remedies is being treated, complicated surgeries, such as liver, bone marrow transplantation, artificial joint and open and closed heart surgeries are carried out.
Kyocera Corporation (Tokyo:6971), a Japanese multinational ceramics and electronics manufacturer, announced on Tuesday that its US headquarters, Kyocera International Inc, has finalised an agreement with Renovis Surgical Technologies Inc (Renovis), a US-based orthopaedic and spinal medical device manufacturer and developer, to purchase the major assets of Renovis' business operations relating to artificial joint and spinal products.
The centre abroad that makes TMJ implants, in full cooperation and coordination with the Cypriot medical team, the ministry said, prepared a custom-made three-dimensional artificial joint for the patient.
Artificial joint replacement is currently the gold standard for the treatment of many end-stage diseases of the joints.[11] The artificial joint replacement has more than 40 years of history in China.
The company is known for its advanced medical services and surgical techniques such as 3D printing technology in orthopedic implant manufacturing and precise artificial joint operation.
[USPRwire, Fri Apr 17 2015] Hip replacement is an orthopedic surgical procedure in which the damaged hip joint is replaced with an artificial joint. An artificial joint usually made from metal, ceramic, or polymeric components.
"By ensuring the artificial joint is comprised of a plastic composite we are making sure that we retain a lot of flexibility and longevity at the same time."
As drug-based methods of management are ineffective, many patients with this disease will degenerate to the point of requiring invasive artificial joint replacement surgery.
The MXL project uses computational modelling to define the mechanics of an artificial joint - a complex interaction of individual anatomy, prosthesis design, sizing and placement - to ensure successful surgery and longer lifespans of the prosthetic joints.
He became interested in artificial joint design while receiving specialized training in biomechanics and biomaterials at Cooper Union.
Previously, antibiotics were recommended before dental work among these patients because it was believed that bacteria in the mouth could enter the bloodstream during a dental procedure, travel to the site of an artificial joint, and cause a prosthetic joint infection (PM.

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