Alternate Bearing Surfaces- Evidence so far. A PowerPoint presentation

A presentation I made recently posted in slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/orthoprinciples/alternative-bearing-surfaces-2?ref=http://orthopaedicprinciples.com/2013/06/bearing-surfaces-in-hip-arthroplasty/

Alternative bearing surfaces- Ceramic on Ceramic (CoC) Hip Replacement

Major Points Ceramic on ceramic articulation has 200 times less wear than metal on polyethylene coupling. Improvements in taper technology, ceramic quality, quality control has lead to greater confidence among surgeons. Ceramics are biologically inert Two types of ceramics available are alumina and zirconia. Alumina most commonly used. Accepted only in the hip replacement. Introduction … Continue reading Alternative bearing surfaces- Ceramic on Ceramic (CoC) Hip Replacement