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RE: Allergies to titanium for implants used for TKR?

Jan 03, 2008 - 1 comments
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titanium

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Allergies

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Knee

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surgical

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tests

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implants



I feel that it's a doctor's duty to run the appropriate tests necessary prior to surgical implant of a hip or knee, to determine the type of prosthesis needed for each individual patient. It should not be left up to the patient to determine which metals/prosthesis, they are allergic to.