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Total hip replacement with a zirconium oxide ceramic femoral head: a randomised roentgen stereophotogrammetric study.

von Schewelov, Thord LU ; Sanzén, L ; Önsten, Ingemar LU ; Carlsson, Åke LU and Besjakov, Jack LU (2005) In Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume 87(12). p.1631-1635
Abstract
We investigated the wear characteristics and clinical performance of four different total hip joint articulations in 114 patients. Wear and migration was measured by roentgenstereophotogrammetric analysis at five years or at the last follow-up. The mean annual wear was 0.11 mm for a stainless steel/Enduron articulation, 0.34 mm for stainless steel/Hylamer cup, 0.17 mm for zirconium oxide ceramic/Enduron and 0.40 mm for zirconium oxide ceramic/ Hylamer. The difference between the groups was significant (p < 0.008) except for stainless steel/Hylamer vs zirconium oxide ceramic/Hylamer (p = 0.26). At present, 12 patients have undergone a revision procedure, four at five years and eight thereafter. No patient who received a stainless... (More)
We investigated the wear characteristics and clinical performance of four different total hip joint articulations in 114 patients. Wear and migration was measured by roentgenstereophotogrammetric analysis at five years or at the last follow-up. The mean annual wear was 0.11 mm for a stainless steel/Enduron articulation, 0.34 mm for stainless steel/Hylamer cup, 0.17 mm for zirconium oxide ceramic/Enduron and 0.40 mm for zirconium oxide ceramic/ Hylamer. The difference between the groups was significant (p < 0.008) except for stainless steel/Hylamer vs zirconium oxide ceramic/Hylamer (p = 0.26). At present, 12 patients have undergone a revision procedure, four at five years and eight thereafter. No patient who received a stainless steel/Enduron articulation at their primary replacement required revision. Conflicting results have been reported about the performance of the zirconium oxide ceramic femoral head, but our findings suggest that it should not be used with a polymethylmethacrylate acetabular component. Hylamer has already been withdrawn from the market. (Less)
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  author       = {von Schewelov, Thord and Sanzén, L and Önsten, Ingemar and Carlsson, Åke and Besjakov, Jack},
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  language     = {eng},
  number       = {12},
  pages        = {1631--1635},
  publisher    = {British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery},
  series       = {Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume},
  title        = {Total hip replacement with a zirconium oxide ceramic femoral head: a randomised roentgen stereophotogrammetric study.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.87B12.16873},
  doi          = {10.1302/0301-620X.87B12.16873},
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