Servizio Comunitario di Informazione in materia di Ricerca e Sviluppo - CORDIS

Laboratory procedure for wear testing of Al2O3 hip prosthesis on a biaxial rocking motion hip simulator

EC-JRC-IHCP performed wear test of Biolox forte(TM) hip components using a Biaxial Rocking Motion (BRM) hip joint simulator. The results obtained, following the ISO 14242 standard, led to the definition of the provisions that has to be taken against the operational sources of error.

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Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, European Commission - Joint Research Centre
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