Evaluation of silicon nitride as a wear resistant and resorbable alternative for total hip joint replacement

Evaluation of silicon nitride as a wear resistant and resorbable alternative for total hip joint replacement

Author(s): Olofsson J, Grehk TM, Berlind T, Persson C, Jacobson S, Engqvist H. Biomatter. 2012 Apr-Jun;2(2):94-102. doi: 10.4161/biom.20710.

Many of the failures of total joint replacements are related to tribology, i.e., wear of the cup, head and liner. Accumulation of wear particles a… Read More »

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