Wear of XLPE liner against zirconium heads in cementless total hip arthroplasty for patients under 40 years of age.

@article{Sonohata2017WearOX,
  title={Wear of XLPE liner against zirconium heads in cementless total hip arthroplasty for patients under 40 years of age.},
  author={Motoki Sonohata and Masaru Kitajima and Shunsuke Kawano and Masaaki Mawatari},
  journal={Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={532-536}
}
INTRODUCTION Total hip arthroplasty (THA) in the young is challenging. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively determine the clinical, radiographic, and polyethylene wear rate of relatively young patients. METHODS We evaluated the outcome of consecutive patients receiving primary THA who were under 40 years of age with a minimum 10-year follow-up… CONTINUE READING