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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J Biomech Eng. May 2010, 132(5): 054503.
Published Online: March 29, 2010
... in the model influences the computed contact pressure and wear. This work discusses the influence of the pelvic bone, and how it depends on the acetabular component stiffness. It was modeled as two different polyethylene acetabular cups, considering or not a metal-backing for both 28 mm and 32 mm diametric...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. December 2008, 130(6): 061019.
Published Online: October 24, 2008
...Matthew C. Paul; Liam P. Glennon; Thomas E. Baer; Thomas D. Brown Scratches on the metal bearing surface of metal-on-polyethylene total joint replacements have been found to appreciably accelerate abrasive/adhesive wear of polyethylene, and constitute a source of the considerable variability...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. April 2008, 130(2): 021002.
Published Online: March 25, 2008
...F. Amirouche; F. Romero; M. Gonzalez; L. Aram Polyethylene wear after total hip arthroplasty may occur as a result of normal gait and as a result of subluxation and relocation with impact. Relocation of a subluxed hip may impart a moment to the cup creating sliding as well as compression at the cup...