Polyethylene sterilized without irradiation in a polished uncemented acetabular component-a clinical and radiographic analysis.

@article{Crockarell2008PolyethyleneSW,
  title={Polyethylene sterilized without irradiation in a polished uncemented acetabular component-a clinical and radiographic analysis.},
  author={John R Crockarell},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={911-5}
}
Clinical and radiographic analysis of the Reflection uncemented acetabular component was performed. Features of this component include a polished inner shell and ethylene oxide sterilization. Clinical information was available for 158 hips (mean, 4.6 years follow-up). A total of 19 hips have undergone or were recommended revision, 8 for aseptic loosening or wear (5%). Wear analysis was performed for 38 hips with more than 5 years of follow-up (mean, 6.7 years). Osteolysis was present in 20 of… CONTINUE READING

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