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Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2010 Aug;71(8):446-50.

Bearing couples in total hip arthroplasty.

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  • 1University College Hospital, London.

Abstract

Total hip arthroplasty is a well-established treatment for arthritis of the hip. The choice of bearing couple used for articulation should be tailored to the patient. This article reviews the history of different bearing surfaces, and outlines the advantages and disadvantages that may influence their use.

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