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Are Lupus patients typically good candidates for total ankle replacements?

When you browse through Pubmed, there are two articles which provide some insights for your question: Shah U, Mandl L, Mertelsmann-Voss C, et al. Systemic lupus erythematosus is not a risk factor for ...
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hip replacement - above titanium?

Artificial hips made out of an element on level above titanium. The trouble I'm having here: Literally the only four metals/metalloids a period above titanium are beryllium, magnesium, aluminium and ...
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hip replacement - above titanium?

I'd venture to guess that when your doctor referred to "above" titanium, he meant towards elements with greater atomic number. If so, my guess is that he/she was referring to zirconium. Zirconium ...
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