OXINIUM femoral head used in hip replacements
Oxidised zirconium is a metal alloy with a surface that has been transformed into a ceramic. Good resistence to frictional wear and biocompatibility are ideal properties for the head of the thigh bone (femur).
- Plastics and Modern Materials
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- femoral head
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- surgical implant
- Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics
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