Ceramic on Ceramic in Hybrid THR (Cemented Femoral Stem) — A five to seven year evalution

  • Soo-Jae Yim
Conference paper
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


Between 2000 and 2002, We implanted 89 hybrid alumina-on-alumina hip arthroplasties in 85 consecutive patients. The prostheses involved a cemented stainless steel (orthinox®) stem, 28, 32mm alumina head, and a porous coated metal-backed socket with an alumina insert.


Aseptic Loosening Polyethylene Wear Acetabular Reconstruction Femoral Osteolysis Alumina Insert 
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© Steinkopff Verlag 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Soo-Jae Yim
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  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic Surgery College of MedicineUniversity of Soonchunhyang Bucheon HospitalGyeonggi-DoKorea

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