Noise from total hip replacements: a case-controlled study

  • M. C. Wyatt, S. Jesani, C. Frampton, P. Devane, J. G. Horne
  • Bone and Joint Research, June 2014, Bone & Joint
  • DOI: 10.1302/2046-3758.36.2000274

Noise from Total Hip Replacements - a case controlled study

What is it about?

Squeaking is an intriguing phenomenon but how much does this impact on a patient?

Why is it important?

Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total Hip Replacements squeak more than hard-on-soft articulations. We have quantified the patient inpact of this phenomenon and found that it is a significant hindrance for patients. This study has meant a change in the Senior Author's practise.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/2046-3758.36.2000274

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