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The UHMWPE handbook : ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene in total joint replacement

Author: Steven M Kurtz
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Orthopedic industry has developed processing techniques (radiation crosslinking) on ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), which are expected to dramatically reduce wear and improve the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fulltext
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Kurtz
ISBN: 0124298516 9780124298514
OCLC Number: 53967166
Description: xiv, 379 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I : UHMWPE Foundations Primer on UHMWPE Processing of UHMWPE Sterilization and Packaging Part II: UHMWPE in Orthopedics The Origins Clinical Performance in Hip Replacements Alternative Bearings for Hip Joint Replacements Highly Cross-inked UHMWPE for Knee Joint Replacement Applications of UHMWPE in the Upper Extremity Applications in the Spine Clinical Performance of Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE The Future of UHMWPE in Orthopedics
Other Titles: Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene in total joint replacement
Responsibility: Steven M. Kurtz.
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The UHMWPE Handbook is a comprehensive yet concise presentation of the important role that polyethylene has played and continues to play in the treatment armamentarium of the orthopaedic surgeonthe Read more...

 
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