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replacement

noun alternate, alternative, change, commutation, compensation, counterfeit, delegate, deputy, dislocation, displacement, envoy, equivalent, exchange, fill in, interchange, makeshift, proxy, reclamation, reconstruction, recovery, refund, reinstatement, relief, removal, renewal, renovation, reorganization, reparation, representative, reproduction, restitution, restoration, secondary, shift, stand in, subrogation, substitute, successor, supersedure, supersession, supplanter, surrogate, surrogation, swap, switch, temporary expedient, transfer, transposition, understudy
Associated concepts: replacement cost
See also: alternative, change, correction, cover, defeasance, discharge, dismissal, exchange, novation, preemption, refund, reimbursement, reparation, restitution, stopgap, subrogation, substitute, succedaneum, successor

replacement

a new remedy open to consumers in the UK under regulations promulgated in 2002 where goods are supplied in breach of contract. The vendor has the choice to repair instead. This is additional to the traditional rules on breach of contract.
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The two are developing a registry of total joint replacement recipients.
One 46-year-old woman is an example of how total joint replacement can enhance one's quality of life and again allow normal activities that others take for granted.
Standard risk patients wore ActiveCare for 10 days following elective total joint replacement of the hip or knee and took aspirin 325 mg twice daily for six weeks post-operatively.
The new Orthopedics and Total Joint Replacement Center at the American Hospital Dubai treats adults and children with a wide range of joint related conditions through a team of Western board certified specialist orthopedic surgeons and practitioners.
Partial knee replacements are bone-sparing and have been shown to provide better surgical outcomes for patients with cartilage damage contained to a single compartment when compared to total joint replacement.
Adults in Iceland who underwent total joint replacement of the hip or knee were not significantly more likely to have atherosclerosis, based on data from 5,170 adults with an average age of 76 years.
Dr Bera specialises in total joint replacement surgeries.
GLENDALE - Glendale Adventist Medical Center will present a free lecture, titled ``Great Expectations: Myth Versus Reality Following Total Joint Replacement Surgery '' from 6 to 8 p.
Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for total joint replacement, and CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD), a global leader in the development and manufacturing of surgical instruments and devices, announced today their plans to co-develop a series of medical education programs designed to advance the standard of care for patients across the continuum of shoulder and knee repair.
They have extensive training and experience in general orthopedics, trauma, fracture care, total joint replacement, sports medicine, non-surgical treatment and overuse conditions.
It offers advice on evaluating the painful total joint replacement, reviews the basic tenants and principles of revision arthroplasty, and helps surgeons determine whether a given case is one they are competent and capable of managing or should refer to a tertiary orthopedic center.
The Birmingham system--also a MoM implant--is described as "bone-conserving," in that it's not a total joint replacement.

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