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What type of polymer is used to line the inside of the head of a prosthetic hip? Why is this polymer used?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Spacer

High molecular weight polyethylene, .
Used to maximize endurance of the spacer

In brief: Spacer

High molecular weight polyethylene, .
Used to maximize endurance of the spacer
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