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Retrieved tibial liners of highly cross-linked and conventional polyethylene were examined for articular and backside surface damage. Surfaces were graded for pitting, machine-mark loss, scratching, abrasion, delamination, and embedded debris. Whereas no difference existed in the damage score for...
Cementing a polyethylene liner into a well-fixed acetabular shell during revision hip arthroplasty may be appropriate in select patients. The purpose of this study was to review our early results with this technique. Sixteen patients with >2-year follow-up or who had any complications at <2 years...