Fabrication and Testing of Silicon Nitride Bearings in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Author(s): Bal BS, Khandkar A, Lakshminarayanan R, Clarke I, Hoffman AA, Rahaman MN. J Arthroplasty. 2009 Jan;24(1):110-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2008.01.300. Epub 2008 Apr 28.
Winner of the 2007 “HAP” PAUL Award. Total hip arthroplasty (THA) bearings were fabricated from silicon nitride (Si3N4) powder. Mechanical testing showed that Si3N4 had improv… Read More »