A Ten Years Experience with Alumina-Alumina Hip Replacement

  • G. Solarino
  • L. Scialpi
  • M. D’Anello
  • N. Tartaglia
  • O. De Carolis
  • G. B. Solarino
Conference paper
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


Polyethylene wear, due to a cascade of events activated from macrophages, is the main reason of bone resorption and periprosthetic osteolysis and usually takes to the failure of the implant.


Acetabular Component Ceramic Component Frictional Torque Periprosthetic Osteolysis Additional Screw 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Solarino
  • L. Scialpi
  • M. D’Anello
  • N. Tartaglia
  • O. De Carolis
  • G. B. Solarino

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