The UHMWPE Handbook: Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene in Total Joint Replacement

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The UHMWPE Handbook: Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene in Total Joint Replacement

By Kurtz, Steven M.

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Recently, the orthopedic industry developed new processing techniques (radiation crosslinking), which are expected to dramatically reduce wear and improve the longevity of hip implants beyond 10 years.

This book describes the history and properties of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) used in artificial joints by describing its properties and reviewing the latest clinical results.

* The most up-to-date information on the properties of UHMWPE

* Endorsed by Ticona - the world's leading manufacturer of UHMWPE for medical use

* An enormous 'installed base' of over 1.4 million procedures each year

* UHMWPE has been used by orthopedists for over 40 years, yet its properties and performance in situ are still not well understood

Subject: Allied Health & Medical -> Medical -> General

The UHMWPE Handbook: Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene in Total Joint Replacement
Publisher: Elsevier S & T 06/2004
Imprint: Academic Press
Language: English
Length: 379 pages

ISBN 10: 0124298516
ISBN 13: 9780124298514
Print ISBN: 9780124298514

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