Surface evaluation of orthopedic hip implants marketed in Brazil

M M Souza, R M Trommer, M M Maru, C R M Roesler, W S Barros, M S Dutra
2016 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
One of the factors that contribute to the quality of total hip prostheses is the degree of accuracy in the manufacturing of the joint surfaces. The dimensional control of joint components is important because of its direct influence on the durability and, consequently, in the patients' life quality. This work presents studies on the form and roughness of orthopedic hip prostheses marketed in Brazil. The results provide data for quality control of the surfaces of the femoral heads and acetabular
more » ... eads and acetabular components of hip prostheses and indicate the need of improvement in the procedures used to this control.
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/733/1/012034 fatcat:duj6ltopfnf7zfwtrepfbdabtm