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Biological fixation of hydroxyapatite-coated versus grit-blasted titanium hip stems: a canine study.

Authors
  • Eckardt, Anke
  • Aberman, Harold M
  • Cantwell, H Dan
  • Heine, Jochen
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2003
Volume
123
Issue
1
Pages
28–35
Identifiers
PMID: 12582793
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Anatomic stems with rounded design require a surface coating or surface structure, since the mere grit-blasting of the titanium surface does not ensure osseointegration in this animal model.

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