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Kyodo University Uses Titanium Bone To Treat Lower Back Pain

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

A Kyodo University research team Dec. 5 successfully implanted an artificial bone made of titanium to a female patient to treat chronic lower back pain. The team also plans to perform the surgery on five other patients. Currently, a bone is taken from a patient's pelvis and then implanted into the lumbar. According to the research team, the new method will be able to shorten the surgery time and improve safety compared to the current treatment. (Click here for more - Japanese language



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