TITLE

Clinical Performance of Highly Cross - Linked Polyethylenes in Total Hip Arthroplasty

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobs, Cale A.; Christensen, Christian P.; Greenwald, A. Seth; McKellop, Harry
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 12, p2779
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the clinical performance of highly cross-linked polyethylenes in total hip arthroplasty. Polyethylene wear of total hip prostheses is affected by multiple factors, including the type of resin used, the diameter of the femoral head and the alignment of the acetabular and femoral components.
ACCESSION #
31710477

 

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