Artificial hip joints: The biomaterials challenge.


What is new and what comes next in artificial hip joints? These are the crucial questions we attempt to answer after accurately surveying the state of the art in the field of hip arthroplasty, especially related to non-metallic materials. Summarizing the present situation, one could safely state that the current generation of hard-on-soft and hard-on-hard… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.06.001