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Total Hip Replacement Implants

Total Hip Replacement Systems, Images 1A, B, C, D:

  • Conventional titanium cementless femoral stem and modular(A) Conventional titanium cementless femoral stem and modular (removable) ceramic head, which articulates with a titanium acetabular shell and polyethylene liner. (This is currently the bearing combination of choice for most patients. The other designs shown below have had documented problems with the bearing surface.)
  • Large metal head articulating(B) Large metal head articulating with a cobalt-chrome acetabular shell with no intervening polyethylene. This is termed a metal-on-metal (MoM) total hip replacement (THR).
  • Modular neck femoral stem design(C) Modular neck femoral stem design.
  • Large diameter metal head on a trunnion.(D) Large diameter metal head on a trunnion.

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