THA: Ceramic-on-Ceramic Implant superior for younger patients
Prospective randomized trial comparing alumina ceramic-on-ceramic with ceramic-on-conventional polyethylene bearings in total hip arthroplastyJ Arthroplasty. 2010 Apr;25(3):392-7. Epub 2009 Feb 5.
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55 patients (n=56 hips) with a non-inflammatory arthropathy of the hip were randomized to undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA) with either an alumina ceramic-on-ceramic articulation or a ceramic-on-polyethylene articulation. At a median follow-up of 8 years, functional outcomes were similar between groups, but the total wear was significantly lower in patients receiving ceramic-on-ceramic articula...
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