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The Squeaking Phenomenon in Ceramic-on-Ceramic Bearings

  • Alexandra PokornyEmail author
  • Karl Knahr
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Abstract

The growing demand for total hip arthroplasties in an increasingly younger, more active group of patients has led to new challenges for tribological properties of implants.

Keywords

Acoustic Emission Wear Rate Acetabular Component Prosthetic Design Cementless Fixation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.2nd Orthopaedic DepartmentOrthopaedic Hospital Vienna-SpeisingViennaAustria

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