Lessons learnt from early failure of a patient trial with a polymer-on-polymer resurfacing hip arthroplasty.
- Job L C Van Susante,
- Nico Verdonschot,
- L Paul A Bom,
- Pawel Tomaszewski,
- Pat Campbell,
- Edward Ebramzadeh,
- B Wim Schreurs
Acta Orthop 2017 Sep 21:1-7. Epub 2017 Sep 21.
b Department of Orthopedics , Radboud University Hospital , Nijmegen.
Background and purpose - Hip resurfacing (HR) is a treatment option promoted for hip arthritis in young and active patients. However, adverse reactions to metal are a concern and the search for non-metallic bearing options proceeds. We present the first clinical study performed in patients using a newly developed hydrophilic polymer-on-polymer hip resurfacing device. Read More