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S.T.A.R.® Ankle System

Meet Our S.T.A.R.® Ankle Specialist

Hongsheng Zhu, MD

The S.T.A.R.® Ankle is made up of three parts. The first part covers the lower bone of the ankle joint, a bone called the talus bone. The second part covers the very bottom of your "shin bone". This is the long bone that runs from the very bottom of your knee to the top of your ankle. This bone is also called the tibia bone. Both of these parts that cover your bone are made of a metal called cobalt chromium alloy. These parts are coated with another metal, pure titanium, in the places where they actually touch your bone. The third part of the S.T.A.R. Ankle is called a Mobile Bearing and is placed in between the two metal parts. This part is made out of medical grade plastic called polyethylene. The plastic piece is designed to move in between the metal parts as you move your ankle.

 


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