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A bone fluorescence technique increases the accuracy of hip replacement surgery

A study carried out by the Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology Department at Hospital Clínic in Barcelona has proven the effectiveness of tetracycline marking in hip replacement surgery. Tetracycline fluorescence allows healthy bone to be differentiated from necrotic bone so that it can be removed and future infection avoided.

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