Third-generation alumina-on-alumina total hip arthroplasty: 14 to 16-year follow-up study.

@article{Kang2015ThirdgenerationAT,
  title={Third-generation alumina-on-alumina total hip arthroplasty: 14 to 16-year follow-up study.},
  author={Bun-Jung Kang and Yong Chan Ha and Dae-Woong Ham and Sun Chul Hwang and Young Kyun Lee and Kyung Hoi Koo},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={411-5}
}
Ceramic-on-ceramic articulation has the lowest wear with little osteolysis. However, the wear and osteolysis in long-term follow-up are not known. Another concern is ceramic fracture, which might occur after repeated stress during a long period. Ninety hips (76 patients with a mean age of 47 years) that underwent cementless total hip arthroplasty using… CONTINUE READING