High rate of fracture reported with third-generation CoC hip articulations

High rate of fracture reported with third-generation CoC hip articulations

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Compared with other findings regarding ceramic materials in joint articulations, results published in The Journal of Arthroplasty showed a higher rate of ceramic fracture with third-generation ceramic-on-ceramic (CoC) articulations for total hip arthroplasty.

Researchers retrospectively reviewed 527 patients who underwent primary total hip arthroplasty using a third-generation CoC articulation.

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