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Jean-Alain Epinette, Michael T. Manley (eds): Fifteen Years of Clinical Hydroxyapatite Coatings in Joint Arthroplasty

Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2003, num., illustr., 452 p, softcover (ISBN 2-287-00508-0)

Since R.J. Furlong's first total hip prosthesis implantation covered with hydroxyapatite in 1985, there has been a constant increase in clinical and fundamental studies concerning this innovative solution for arthroplasties, primarily focussing not only on the hip but also on the knee or other articulations. The significant retreat of this process naturally led J.A. Epinette and M.T. Manley to consolidate the true “ State of the Art”. This update is exhaustive as well as conclusive. An introduction with an interesting historical background; Basic Science: clinical works, clinical experiences in primary hip at a minimum of 10 years; Hydroxyapatite in hip revision surgery; Clinical experience with hydroxyapatite knee implants at a minimum of 10 years; Clinical...

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  1. 1.StrasbourgFrance

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