Title: Wear of a titanium-alloy shoulder prosthetic head
Authors: Simon, Jean-Pierre ×
De Smet, Luc
Fabry, Guy #
Issue Date: Sep-1997
Series Title: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica vol:63 issue:2 pages:126-7
Abstract: We present a case report of extensive wear that occurred on the surface of the titanium-alloy head of a shoulder prosthesis after only 2 years' service. Such wear warrants discontinuing the use of titanium-alloy articulating surfaces even in nonweight-bearing joints.
ISSN: 0001-6462
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Orthopaedics Section (-)
Research Group for Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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