Artificial ceramic Cup Insert Liner, for ceramic-on-ceramic joint replacements, by Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics, England, United Kingdom, 2006
New ceramic-on-ceramic joint replacements are used for younger, more active patients. These implants have ceramic surfaces that have been developed to minimise the amount of wear in total hip replacements. Jack Nicklaus, the famous golfer, has a ceramic-on-ceramic joint replacement.
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- Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics
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