Why magnesium alloy????

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Titanium vs. aluminum strength to weight ratios...
In reply to Robin Casady, Apr 23, 2013

I know (body doesn't react)..however...the bone gives, but the titanium doesn't...the source of most of my pain.  I have a "bone-in" hip replacement.  Unlike hip replacements for the elderly, which are cemented,  a bone-in has holes and your bones grow through and around.  ...always a fascinating topic.

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