Bone-Implant Interface in Orthopedic Surgery

Bone-Implant Interface in Orthopedic Surgery-1

Theofilos Karachalios


Basic Science to Clinical Applications

In the 1960s and early 1970s, it was customary to see crippled women and men, with hip and knee joint deformities and serious restriction of movement, tottering very short distances using various walking aids and describing how agonizingly painful their arthritic joints were. In November 1962, just over 50 years ago, the pioneer (Sir John Charnley) in hip reconstruction surgery made the modern breakthrough.

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