Re: Metarsal Phalangeal joint replacement question
I am not sure if they are still around, but there have been others who have had implants at the MPJ, I am not one of them, I have a fusion.
I can tell you that some of them were successful up front, I am not sure of their long-term success. There are other who have had failures and ended up with a fusion. I have also read that titanium is the way to go, stay away from the silicon implants, they can cause pitting of the bones.
I believe the decision needs to be based on several things, your age and activity level and what you personally want gain. Like I said, I have a fusion and have been pleased with it's success.
As far as fluid being injected, need more info. What type fluid are we talking about? What is it purpose?
Good luck. -eko
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