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Osseointegration click-on prosthesis following leg amputation.

08:00 EDT 4th May 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Osseointegration click-on prosthesis following leg amputation."

Since its introduction in 2009, more than 150 people in the Netherlands have received an osseointegration prosthesis following leg amputation. Serious complications such as septic or aseptic loosening and breakage of the implant are rare. In this article we highlight the results so far, the indications and contra-indications, our first experiences with patients who have undergone amputation due to vascular disease, and the future of osseointegration treatment in the Netherlands.

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Name: Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
ISSN: 1876-8784
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