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Volume:44 Issue:1 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13645
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

COA2021: 20 Year Results of Ceramic-on-Ceramic vs Metal-on-Conventional Polyethylene Implants in THA

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OrthoEvidence. COA2021: 20 Year Results of Ceramic-on-Ceramic vs Metal-on-Conventional Polyethylene Implants in THA. ACE Report. 2022;44(1):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13645

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total Hip Arthroplasty Is Superior to Metal-on-Conventional Polyethylene at 20-Year Follow-Up: A Randomised Clinical Trial


Contributing Authors: M Shahin PA Vendittoli C Riviere J Barry P Lavoie N Duval

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


One hundred and forty hips scheduled for a total hip arthroplasty were randomized to receive a metal-on-polyethylene bearing (n=69 hips) or a ceramic-on-ceramic bearing (n=71 hips). Outcomes of interest included aseptic revision rate, rate of component loosening, rate of periarticular osteolysis, the Western Ontario and McMaster University (WOMAC) osteoarthritis scores, the incidence of ceramic fr...

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