Volume 1, 2015
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Published online||23 October 2015|
Adverse sequelae following revision of a total hip replacement for a fractured ceramic component: case report
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Kayll Road, Sunderland
SR4 7TP, UK
2 Northern Retrieval Registry, Farndale House, University Hospital North Tees, Hardwick Road, Stockton-on-Tees TS19 8PE, UK
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 9 September 2015
Revision total hip replacement following a fractured ceramic bearing component presents a challenge in the choice of the new bearing implant. A femoral head made of equal or harder material should be implanted to prevent catastrophic wear. Despite this, patients and surgeons must be wary of potential complications.
Key words: Ceramic fracture / Ceramic wear / Total hip replacement / Revision
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2015
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