Hip Replacement: Current Trends and Controversies

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CRC Press, Jul 9, 2002 - Medical - 448 pages
Hip Replacement offers useful strategies to
  • choose the appropriate biomaterials and implant structure
  • avoid complications in hip replacement surgery
  • analyze the bone-biomaterial interface
  • perform difficult hip reconstructions
  • track in vivo performance of hip prosthetics
  • inhibit implant loosening and the formation of wear debris
  • classify acetabular defects for surgical revisions
    Providing nearly 200 figures, pictures, and micrographs to clarify surgical procedures, Hip Replacement is a timely and state-of-the-art guide for orthopaedic and hip replacement surgeons; geriatricians; biomedical, biomaterials, and chemical engineers and bioengineers; physical, materials, biological, and polymer scientists; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.
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