PEEK in Arthroplasty Expert Round Table Presentation: Clinical Experience of PEEK bearings

    • Reference:
    • Field, R.E., Clinical Experience of Ceramic on PEEK bearings in Hip Arthroplasty. Presented at the PEEK in Arthroplasty Expert Round Table, San Francisco, CA, February 8, 2012.
    • Keywords:
    • CFR-PEEK, bearing, ceramic, ABG II, Mitch PCR, Cambridge Cup, THA, hip arthroplasty.
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In his round table presentation, Mr. Richard Field provides an overview of the clinical studies of the Cambridge cup, the ABG II, and Mitch PCR cups in Europe. This talk highlights the successes and unexpected challenges encountered as a clinical pioneer of PEEK bearings in hip arthroplasty.

Mr. Field is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust , and Director of Research at the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre.