Electronic ISSN 2287-0237

VOLUME

CERAMIC ON CERAMIC BEARINGS

SEPTEMBER 2012 - VOL.4 | REVIEWS ARTICLE

Metal on Polyethylene bearings have been widely used in total hip replacements for over 40 years. However there are still concerns about implant failures due to aseptic loosening and osteolysis, which occurs as a result of immune system responses triggered by the microscopic debris generated by normal wear and tear of the prosthetic joint.

Keywords:

total hip replacement, ceramic on ceramic bearings, alumina matrix composite, squeaking sound, stripe wear, ceramic fracture

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