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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 567374, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/567374
Research Article

CR TKA UHMWPE Wear Tested after Artificial Aging of the Vitamin E Treated Gliding Component by Simulating Daily Patient Activities

1Aesculap AG, Research & Development, Am Aesculap Platz, 78532 Tuttlingen, Germany
2Julius Wolff Institut, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
3Orthopedic Department, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Campus Großhadern, Marchioninistraße 15, 81377 Munich, Germany

Received 20 June 2014; Revised 15 September 2014; Accepted 28 September 2014; Published 20 November 2014

Academic Editor: Markus A. Wimmer

Copyright © 2014 Jens Schwiesau et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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