Hip Implants

  • Sridhar Kamath
  • Sanjeev Agarwal
  • Ashish Mahendra


Hip replacements became popular in the 1960s following pioneering work by Sir John Charnley at Wrightington, England. Over the last 50 years, there has been a profusion of various types of hip implants alongside the number of operations performed worldwide.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sridhar Kamath
    • 1
  • Sanjeev Agarwal
    • 1
  • Ashish Mahendra
    • 2
  1. 1.University Hospital of WalesCardiffUK
  2. 2.Glasgow Royal InfirmaryGlasgowUK

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