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Old 06-11-2013, 06:47 AM   #109
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Originally Posted by C-Stain View Post
I don't know about the rest of them - but mine ain't steel. Mine's Titanium!
I don't think stainless is used at all anymore -- the modulus of titanium is closer to that of bone, so it helps the bone heal better than stainless steel. The problem with stainless was that it has a higher modulus than bone, so the bone would not get stressed enough to heal properly.
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