Strategies for Head and Inlay Exchange in Revision Hip Arthroplasty

  • Karl Knahr
  • M. Pospischill
Conference paper
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


Revision surgery has become more and more important because of the increased number of total hip arthroplasties performed during the past three decades and their limitation of long-term survival mainly due to polyethylene wear [1].


Wear Rate Polyethylene Wear Recurrent Dislocation Ceramic Head Ceramic Liner 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl Knahr
    • 1
  • M. Pospischill
  1. 1.Orthopedic Hospital Vienna - SpeisingViennaAustria

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