Cost, Value & Tools

from THCB at on November 29, 2015 at 07:34PM

By PETER PRONOVOST, MD Like a pro golfer swears by a certain brand of clubs or a marathon runner has a chosen make of shoes, surgeons can form strong loyalties to the tools of their craft. Preferences for these items — such as artificial hips and knees, surgical screws, stents, pacemakers and other implants — develop over time,