• Question: What would hip replacements or stents be made of?

    Asked by GracieB11606 to Eoin on 7 Mar 2018.
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      Eoin McEvoy answered on 7 Mar 2018:

      Hip implants are usually made of a metal like titanium, as it has a similar weight to bone. Stent are most often stainless steel or a really cool material called nitinol.