Surface-active phospholipid in total hip arthroplasty.

  title={Surface-active phospholipid in total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Bodo Purbach and Brian A. Hills and B Michael Wroblewski},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
This is the first report of surface-active phospholipid as the boundary lubricant in total hip arthroplasty. Aspirate and rinsings from the bearing surfaces of 25 revision operations and one primary surgery were analyzed from 3 weeks to 26 years postoperatively. All samples contained substantial amounts of surface-active phospholipids ranging from 14 to… CONTINUE READING