Peter FM Choong
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04263.x
Published online: 7 January 2002

Joint arthroplasty is arguably the most successful operation in modern times. Orthopaedics of the future, however, will focus on new strategies for contemporary problems that integrate advancing technology and basic science with surgery.

  • Department of Orthopaedics, St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy, VIC.

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