Wear Behaviour of New Generation Ceramics

  • C. B. Rieker
  • G. Liebentritt
  • R. Schön
Conference paper
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


The wear of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) is the major cause of aseptic loosening in total joint prostheses (6).


Wear Rate Aseptic Loosening Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Wear Pattern Linear Wear Rate 
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  • C. B. Rieker
  • G. Liebentritt
  • R. Schön

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