Hip X-ray from OrthoCarolina

Via Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed. • Mon, December 19th, 2016

Is using a pricier ceramic-on-polyethylene implant in primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) worth it? Or should you stick with metal-on-polyethylene? New work from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the OrthoCarolina Research Institute, suggests that perhaps the entire orthopedic field shouldn’t switch to ceramic all at once...


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