Reactions of the Articular Capsule to Wear Products of Artificial Joint Prostheses



Willert, H.G. and M. Semlitsch


Polyethylene Prostaglandin Myeloma PGE2 Polymethylmethacrylate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and OrthopaedicsQueen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Northumbria UniversityNewcastle Upon TyneUK

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