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The knee prosthesis is the replacement of the joint by a plastic part by surgery, is indicated where the joint is seriously damaged by osteoarthritis.The knee prosthesis is the replacement of the joint by a plastic part by surgery, is indicated where the joint is seriously damaged by osteoarthritis. The knee prosthesis is indicated when the degree of deterioration of the knee and the pain that generates prevent the patient walk. Such implants are reproductions of the bones forming the knee, made of various metals and plastics favoring flexion and extension of the joint. Allergy to metal alloys patients there titanium knee prosthesis. Usually, the patient who has been implanted with a knee prosthesis can be incorporated to work within three to six months.
The shoulder prosthesis is the replacement of the joint by a plastic part by surgery, where it is indicated that the shoulder joint is seriously damagThe shoulder prosthesis is the replacement of the joint by a plastic part by surgery, where it is indicated that the shoulder joint is seriously damaged by osteoarthritis. With this technique a reduction of pain and restoration of mobility is achieved. In the shoulder prosthesis a metal part to the humeral head and a piece of polyethylene shoulder blade, both sealed with cement or embedded is set. There is also the reverse shoulder prosthesis, aimed at patients aged 60 years, who returned shoulder mobility. In the inverted, in place of the humeral head is placed the receiver and where the receiver should be, the humeral head is placed. These prostheses are indicated in the massive rupture of tendons, beyond repair, which is associated with certain joint osteoarthritis.
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