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Research May Improve Artificial Joints Used in Hip Replacement Surgery

A new Journal of Orthopaedic Research study that examined artificial joints used for total hip replacement found that ceramic components may experience less corrosion than cobalt-chromium components.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 12:01 am EST

A new Journal of Orthopaedic Research study that examined artificial joints used for total hip replacement found that ceramic components may experience less corrosion than cobalt-chromium components.

The findings may be useful for improving artificial joints in the future.


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Link to Study: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jor.23813/full

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The Journal of Orthopaedic Research, a publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), is the forum for the rapid publication of high quality reports of new information on the full spectrum of orthopaedic research, including life sciences, engineering, translational, and clinical studies.

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