Martha Jefferson HealthWise - January 24

January 24, 2006

Dr. David Whitmer allowed cameras into his own environment to explain a little more about joint replacement surgery this week. One topic that he concentrated on is the steps that doctors take before actually performing surgery.

If joint replacement surgery becomes the answer, they are done with a variety of materials. In the case of knee replacement surgery, two simple metal tools and a plastic buffer are what are used for the replacement.

To see these objects, and learn more about joint replacement surgery, please click the video link above.

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