36mm Ceramic head for “difficult” cases

  • G. P. Rinaldi
  • M. Bonalumi
  • D. Gaietta
  • D. Capitani
Conference paper
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


The heads of big diameter, like Mc Farrar, Ring and Muller, already appeared during the 60’s. At that time characterized by a metal — metal coupling, whose sizing generally spared heads from 32mm to 41mm, all the correlated hip joint reconstructions reported quite variable clinical outcomes.


Acetabular Component Acetabular Fracture Ceramic Head Acetabular Revision Metal Coupling 
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  • G. P. Rinaldi
  • M. Bonalumi
  • D. Gaietta
  • D. Capitani

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