Comparison of alumina-polyethylene and metal-polyethylene in clinical trials.

The dimensional changes of hip sockets of Müller-type total endoprostheses is the subject of this article. Regular anteroposterior roentgenographs of the pelvis were taken to determine the orientation of the center of the prosthetic head in relation to the wire marker of the polyethylene cup. Three different materials used for the femoral balls and matched… (More)