Fretting and Corrosion in Modular Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Retrieval Analysis

@inproceedings{Eckert2016FrettingAC,
  title={Fretting and Corrosion in Modular Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Retrieval Analysis},
  author={Johannes A Eckert and Ulrike Mueller and Sebastian Jaeger and Benjamin Panzram and J Philippe Kretzer},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2016}
}
Tribocorrosion in taper junctions of retrieved anatomic shoulder arthroplasty implants was evaluated. A comparison of the tribocorrosion between cobalt-chromium and titanium alloy stems was conducted and the observations were correlated with the individual's clinical data. Adverse effects caused by metal debris and subsequent elevated serum metal ion levels… CONTINUE READING