Three-year prospective clinical and radiological results of a new flexible horseshoe acetabular cup.

Abstract

We report the three-year results of a new flexible, horseshoe-shaped acetabular cup, with a carbon fibre reinforced polyetheretherketone (CFR-PEEK) bearing surface. The 3 mm thick composite cup is designed to conserve acetabular bone stock and reproduce a near-physiological stress distribution to the adjacent bone. The cup is intended to articulate against… (More)
DOI: 10.5301/HIP.2012.10291

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