Oxide Ceramic Femoral Heads Contribute to the Oxidation of Polyethylene Liners in Artificial Hip Joints

Author(s): G. Pezzotti, W. Zhu, N. Sugano, E. Marin, K. Yamamoto, N. Nishiike, T. Hori, A. Rondinella, B.J. McEntire, R. Bock, B. Sonny Bal

Experimental evidence demonstrates that a loss of stoichiometry at the surface of oxide bioceramic femoral heads enhances the oxidation rate of…Read More

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