The effect of clearance upon friction and lubrication of large diameter hip resurfacing prosthesis using blood and combinations of bovine serum with aqueous solutions of CMC and hyaluronic acid as lubricants.
50mm diameter metal-on-metal Birmingham hip resurfacing (BHR) prosthesis
Diametral Clearances (80-300 micrometers)
Bovine Serum (BS)
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InstitutionUniversity of Bradford
DepartmentSchool of Engineering, Design and Technology, Medical Engineering Department