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Crosslinked polyethylene associated with reduced revision rate for THA at long-term follow-up

Crosslinked polyethylene associated with reduced revision rate for THA at long-term follow-up

In patients who underwent total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis, use of a crosslinked polyethylene bearing surface was linked to a significantly reduced revision rate at 16 years compared with conventional polyethylene, according to recently published results in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

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