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“Less bone loss is an advantage especially for younger patients”

Interview with Dr. Mathias Bender, chef physician at the Bad Windsheim Clinic of Orthopedics and Traumatology

When knee implants are inserted, bone fragments need to be cut away. This is why surgeons at the Bad Windsheim Clinic of Orthopedics and Traumatology, use 3D printed implants. These custom-made implants offer advantages such as preserving bone mass. They are however not suitable for every patient – as chief physician Dr. Mathias Bender explains.

08/01/2014

Photo: Mathias Bender

Dr. Mathias Bender; © Klinik Bad Windsheim/Wolfram Murr

Photo: Dr. Mathias Bender consulting a patient

While a consultation, Dr. Bender and his colleagues present their patients all the options that they can provide; © Klinik Bad Windsheim/Wolfram Murr

Photo: Surgeons of the Clinic Bad Windsheim oparating a knee

The surgeons get for each patient one package with the custom-made implant; © Klinik Bad Windsheim/ Wolfram Murr

Photo: Michalina Chrzanowska; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann