Does cement mantle thickness really matter?

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Caruana, J.;
(2008)
  • Publisher: University of London
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: equipment and supplies | surgical procedures, operative | technology, industry, and agriculture | musculoskeletal diseases

The thickness of the cement mantle around the femoral component of total hip replacements is a contributing factor to aseptic loosening and revision. Nevertheless, various designs of stems and surgical tooling lead to cement mantles of differing thicknesses. This thesis... View more
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