Comparative assessment of implantable hip devices with different bearing surfaces: Systematic appraisal of evidence Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hip Prosthesis
  • Prosthesis Design

abstract

  • There is limited evidence regarding comparative effectiveness of various hip implant bearings. Results do not indicate any advantage for metal on metal or ceramic on ceramic implants compared with traditional metal on polyethylene or ceramic on polyethylene bearings.

publication date

  • December 10, 2011

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3226583

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/bmj.d7434

PubMed ID

  • 22127517

Additional Document Info

start page

  • d7434

volume

  • 343

number

  • 7835