Used Prosthetic Components

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Posted By Bryan Steinnagel on 3/31/1999 12:00:00 AM
I recognize the obvious sense in using only new components in your setup, in
terms of safety, liability, and warrenty, but does this mean that you simply
throw out the components once they have been used? Despite our extensive
coverage of medical services in Canada, there is...limited money available
provincially for prosthetic services, and the idea of simply tossing a
titanium coupling or rotator that has been used for a year or so is somehow
unsettling. What an interesting side-effect of the different funding
systems.

Bryan Steinnagel