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Vol:3 Issue:3 Number:83 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #6066
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

AAOS: Wear of oxinium/cobalt-chrome on standard/cross-linked polyethylene

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS: Wear of oxinium/cobalt-chrome on standard/cross-linked polyethylene. ACE Report. 2014;3(3):83. Available from:

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Wear of Oxinium and Cobalt-Chrome on Standard and Cross-Linked Polyethylene

Contributing Authors: Z Morison S Patil EH Schemitsch JP Waddell

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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.


80 patients (91 hips) undergoing total hip arthroplasty were randomly allocated to one of four bearing surfaces: cobalt-chrome (CoCr) & standard polyethylene, CoCr & cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE), oxinium & standard polyethylene, or oxinium & XLPE, to compare long-term polyethylene wear rate between groups. Results indicated that the wear rate was significantly reduced with cross-linked polyeth...

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