Implants for surgery - Wear of total hip-joint prostheses - Part 2: Methods of measurement
|Publication Date:||15 September 2016|
|ICS Code (Implants for surgery, prosthetics and orthotics):||11.040.40|
This part of ISO 14242 specifies methods of assessment of wear of the acetabular component of total hip-joint prostheses using gravimetric techniques and changes in dimensional form of components tested in accordance with ISO 14242-1 or ISO 14242-3 as appropriate.
NOTE Some investigators have experienced problems with organic deposits affecting the results of measurements, especially with hard/hard combinations. No specific precautions are included in this part of ISO 14242, but cleaning techniques adopted is intended to be suitable for the soils produced.