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Vol:8 Issue:1 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #10881
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Lower 5-year wear with vitamin-E infused HXLPE liner versus standard crosslinked liner in THA


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OrthoEvidence. Lower 5-year wear with vitamin-E infused HXLPE liner versus standard crosslinked liner in THA. ACE Report. 2019;8(1):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10881

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Evaluation of in vivo wear of vitamin E-diffused highly crosslinked polyethylene at five years

Bone Joint J. 2018 Dec;100-B(12):1592-1599. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.100B12.BJJ-2018-0371.R1

Contributing Authors: J Karrholm MB Laursen H Malchau C Bragdon M Salemyr B Shareghi VP Galea JW Connelly O Skoldenberg O Muratoglu

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Synopsis

208 patients (221 hips) scheduled for total hip arthroplasty were randomized to completion of surgery with either a vitamin E-infused highly crosslinked polyethylene liner (VEPE) or a moderately crosslinked polyethylene liner (ModXLPE). The primary purpose of this study was to compare liner wear via radiographic femoral head penetration between groups at 5-year follow-up. Results demonstrated sign...

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