Alumina-on-Alumina Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients with Osteonecrosis less than 50 Years Old

  • Shin-Yoon Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


The results of total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients with osteonecrosis less than 50 years old are less durable. The purpose is to report the 5-year minimum follow-up results of THA with contemporary alumina-on-alumina bearing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shin-Yoon Kim
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  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryKyungpook National University HospitalDaeguKorea

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