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Failure analysis of explant components

Implant failure is a rare but serious event that requires failure analysis in order to learn from those cases. The laboratory has a long experience in analyzing explants from our house as well as from external hospitals. In addition, failure cases are analysed in course of a judical proceeding for an Expert Opinion. Basically, every analysis is searching for the cause of failure (e.g. implant design or manufacturing, surgery or patient behavior). Within the lab, a multitude of methods are available to perform a systematic and thorough failure analysis.

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