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Revisiting The Silastic Implant For The First MPJ

Source: Podiatry Today

Swanson first introduced Silicone arthroplasty in 1968 as an interpositional single-stem, hemi-implant for the great toe.3 These implants were modeled after the silicone implants used in the hands and were designed to improve the Keller arthroplasty.

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