Femoral Prostheses — Theory
Femoral components in total hip replacement are subject to loosening of cement and fatigue fracture of the stem. The latter is a problem which we hope will become more a matter of historical interest than a continuing problem, because there are still many details (surgical, mechanical and metallurgical) not yet fully explored which hold out hope of a solution.
KeywordsFatigue Fracture Cancellous Bone Medullary Cavity Load Transmission Endosteal Surface
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