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FDA approves wrist replacement implant designed by HSS surgeon

Orthopedics Today reports that the FDA has approved a new total wrist replacement device that was researched and designed by Scott W. Wolfe, MD, hand and upper extremity surgeon at HSS.

“We believe the new wrist replacement, known as the KinematX Total Wrist Implant, has advantages over traditional implants,” said Dr. Wolfe. “Our extensive research into how the wrist moves helped us design a replacement that more closely matches the anatomy and motion of a normal wrist. This should allow for more natural motion and increased durability compared to currently available implants.”

Read the full article at Healio.com.

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