Study Results: Independent Femoral Head Wear Testing

Study results indicate that while polyethylene wear loss from two samples of ceramic heads was extremely small, mean wear associated with Amedica's MC2® silicon nitride heads was 5% lower than a BIOLOX®delta sample.

The 5MM-cycle comparative hip simulator study examined wear of a highly-crosslinked, vitamin E stabilized polyethylene head...

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Julie Vetalice is ORTHOWORLD's Editorial Assistant. She has covered the orthopedic industry for over 20 years, having joined the company in 1999.

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