Total Hip Arthroplasty: Wear Behaviour of Different Articulations by Karl KnahrTotal Hip Arthroplasty: Wear Behaviour of Different Articulations by Karl Knahr

Total Hip Arthroplasty: Wear Behaviour of Different Articulations

EditorKarl Knahr

Paperback | April 5, 2012

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During the 2011 EFORT Congress in Copenhagen, many interesting topics relating to tribology in total hip arthroplasty were discussed during a special day devoted entirely to the subject. EFORT decided that, given the wide interest in these discussions, publication of the presentations would be warmly welcomed by all fellow professionals who were unable to attend. This book is the result. It provides detailed information on currently used articulating materials and their wear performance. Clinical outcomes are discussed, and important new frontiers are carefully considered. The book will be of interest both to novices who want to learn more about the field and to experienced orthopaedic surgeons wishing to keep abreast of the latest developments.
Karl Knahr completed his medical studies at the University of Vienna in 1971 and subsequently trained as an orthopaedic surgeon at the Orthopaedic University Clinic of Vienna. In 1988 he became Head of the 2nd Orthopaedic Department at the Orthopaedic Hospital, Vienna-Speising and in the following year he was appointed Professor of Ort...
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Title:Total Hip Arthroplasty: Wear Behaviour of Different ArticulationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:195 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:April 5, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642273602

ISBN - 13:9783642273605

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Table of Contents

Influence of head size and material on wear in THA.- Ceramic-ceramic articulation: Fracture and squeaking - is it really a concern? Cross-linked PE articulations: Do we need vitamin to improve longevity? How to treat failures related to articulation.- How to measure wear in THA.- Metal-on-metal articulation: do we really have to risk an unhappy patient? Implant survival of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing: a systematic review.- In-Vitro Wear Testing of Standard vs. Cross-Linked Polyethylene Liners in Combination with Different Ceramic Femoral Head.- Oxidation prevention with vitamin E in a cross-linked UHMWPE isoelastic monobloc pressfit cup - Preliminary results.- Use of Vitamin-E stabilised X-linked UHMWPE in THR.- Long-term reduction of wear and osteolysis with crosslinked PE? 13-years follow-up of a prospectively randomized comparison with conventional PE.- Total Hip Arthroplasty with a large diameter metal-on metal cup (Durom) and a standard stem -Short term results.- Metal ion levels after revision surgery for metallosis arising from large diameter metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty or resurfacing arthroplasty.- Report the 18-year clinical outcome data in a homogenous and continuous series of 103 primary total hip replacements after implantation of a dual mobility cementless titanium cup.- Sqeaking incidence in hybrid alumina total hip arthroplasty.- Immunologic adverse reaction associated with low-carbide metal-on-metal bearings in total hip arthroplasty.- Long term stability of ceramic composite in THA.- ECIMA as a next generation, advanced bearing material.- Review of ceramic/ceramic bearings in hydroxyapatite coated hip implants. A clinical and radiological evaluation with up to 19 year follow-up.- Analysis of liner deformation and stress in total hip replacements considering implant material, position and head size.- Characterization of vitamin E blended UHMWPE for stress oxidation reduction in orthopaedic arthroplasty.- A prospective comparative study of survivorship and Harris Hip Scores after hip resurfacing and cemented total hip arthroplasty with up to 10 years follow-up.