Quality of Life

When Dr. Martin Malawer started practicing in the 1970s, amputation was the standard treatment for young children and adolescents with bone and tissue cancer. Working with pioneers in the field of orthopedic oncology, Dr. Malawer helped to develop the first set of orthopedic endoprostheses, which included artificial bone and joint replacements. 

The medical technology industry is continually advancing and developing new innovations that improve the health and well-being of patients worldwide.

Quality of life is an important concept when considering the value medical technology brings to patients. Broadly speaking, quality of life can be thought of as an individual’s general sense of well-being. A person’s sense of their quality of life can be affected by many factors, including: