12,000

We have over 12,000 students, from over 100 countries, within one of the safest campuses in the UK

93%

93% of Lancaster students go into work or further study within six months of graduating

Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > The quantitative assessment of UHMWPE wear debr...
View graph of relations

« Back

The quantitative assessment of UHMWPE wear debris produced in hip simulator testing: the influence of head material and roughness, motion and loading.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Published

Journal publication date06/2001
JournalWEAR
Journal number5-6
Volume249
Number of pages11
Pages517-527
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Biomaterial wear particles are known to provoke a foreign-body reaction when released from total joint prostheses. Considerable effort is being invested in the search for materials which, by wearing less, will release fewer particles. In this research the role of joint wear simulators is paramount.