Comparison of the Wear Properties of Polyethylene Plate in Total Knee Prostheses (TKP) using Different Femoral Component Materials

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Besim Ben-Nissan, Doron Sher, William Walsh

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M. Ueno et al., "Comparison of the Wear Properties of Polyethylene Plate in Total Knee Prostheses (TKP) using Different Femoral Component Materials", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 240-242, pp. 801-804, 2003

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