AAOS 2016: Highly cross-linked polyethylene with/without vit E report similar penetration
Five-Year Clinical Performance of Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene and Vitamin E Diffused Polyethylene using RSA
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65 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty were randomized to undergo the procedure using a highly cross-linked polyethylene liner that was either diffused or not diffused with vitamin E. The study was conducted in order to determine if penetration levels of the femoral head into the polyethylene liner differed between groups, patient-reported outcomes were also assessed. Although results indic...
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