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Department of Orthopedics

School of Medicine

Titanium Ankle For Active 63 Year Old Becomes First For Colorado Hospital

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Written by CBS4 Denver on April 29, 2019

 An EMT at Purgatory Resort is back on the ski slopes with new mettle, thanks to a revolutionary new metal implant. In November, Dee Dee Carlson had a bone in her ankle replaced with a custom, 3D printed titanium bone. Just three months after her November surgery, Dee Dee Carlson of Durango was able to ski again. 

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