Thermal Conductivity of Femoral Ball Strongly Influenced UHMWPE Wear in a Hip Simulator Study

Thermal Conductivity of Femoral Ball Strongly Influenced UHMWPE Wear in a Hip Simulator Study

Author(s): Bowsher JG, Clarke IC. Transactions of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. San Diego, CA: Orthopaedic Research Society; 2007:0278.

Our study showed that UHMWPE wear increased logarithmically with increasing thermal conductivity of the femoral ball (R2 =0.99), thereby provin… Read More »

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