The quantitative assessment of UHMWPE wear debris produced in hip simulator testing: the influence of head material and roughness, motion and loading.

Elfick, Alistair P. D. and Smith, Simon L. and Green, Sarah M. and Unsworth, Anthony (2001) The quantitative assessment of UHMWPE wear debris produced in hip simulator testing: the influence of head material and roughness, motion and loading. Wear, 249 (5-6). pp. 517-527. ISSN 1873-2577

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Abstract

Biomaterial wear particles are known to provoke a foreign-body reaction when released from total joint prostheses. Considerable effort is being invested in the search for materials which, by wearing less, will release fewer particles. In this research the role of joint wear simulators is paramount.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Wear
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/ta
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 57849
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 16 Oct 2012 13:56
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 16:54
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/57849

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