Endosteal Lysis

  • R. S. M. Ling
  • P. P. Anthony
  • G. A. Gie
  • C. R. Howie

Abstract

Localised endosteal bone lysis in the femur in relation to femoral components that are not obviously loose has not, as yet, been satisfactorily explained.

Keywords

Titanium Polythene Methacrylate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. S. M. Ling
  • P. P. Anthony
  • G. A. Gie
  • C. R. Howie

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