• Medicine
  • Published in International orthopaedics 2003

Experiences with the Plasmacup--early stability, wear, remodelling, and outcome.

@article{Wilkinson2003ExperiencesWT,
  title={Experiences with the Plasmacup--early stability, wear, remodelling, and outcome.},
  author={Jeremy Mark Wilkinson and Andrew J. Gordon and Ian Stockley},
  journal={International orthopaedics},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S16-9
        }
}
Whilst advances in cementing technique have led to improvement in the survival of cemented femoral stems in total hip arthroplasty (THA), cup failure due to aseptic loosening remains a major clinical problem. These observations have led to a move away from cemented cup designs, particularly in young patients, towards uncemented implants. The Plasmacup is a hemispherical, press-fit, cementless, titanium-shelled, acetabular component with a polyethylene liner. In this article we review our… CONTINUE READING