This led to use of other materials, such as Viscaloid (a celluloid derivative, 1925), Pyrex (1933), Bakelite (1939), and later that year, an alloy of Cobalt-Chromium is called Vitallium (1936).
Moore (1939) collaborated for the fabrication and implantation of a custom made 12-inch-long Vitallium femoral head prosthesis for a patient with a recurrent giant cell tumour.
This single-unit prosthesis, which replicated the proximal humerus anatomy, was made of vitallium
3], required to change Bioglass coated deformities vitallium
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The patellofemoral replacement McKeever screw-on Vitallium
patellar shell was introduced in 1955.
Coughlin and Abdo used a Vitallium plate in 58 feet due to its low profile.
Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint with Vitallium plate fixation.
Coughlin M, Abdo R: Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint with Vitallium