Artroplastia o reemplazo de tobillo

La artroplastia o reemplazo de tobillo implica la sustitución de partes dañadas de los tres huesos que componen la articulación maleolar, con partes de una articulación artificial (componentes protésicos) hechos de metal y plástico de alta calidad. Las partes se fijan de manera específica por medio de cemento para hueso. Las articulaciones artificiales vienen en diferentes tamaños para ajustarse al paciente.

Reemplazo del tobillo

Revision

Last reviewed 5/31/2006 by A.D.A.M. Medical Illustration Team

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