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Research Article

Wear Behavior of an Unstable Knee: Stabilization via Implant Design?

Table 1

Results of wear particle analysis.

Unstable kneeStable kneeEffect size

Particles analysed20161510
Estimated number of particles per 106 cycles1.09 1012  ± 0.14 10120.80 1012  ± 0.12 10122.23
Equivalent circle diameter0.263 ± 0.160 µm0.246 ± 0.162 µm0.11
Aspect ratio1.776 ± 0.5841.700 ± 0.5040.14
Roundness0.548 ± 0.1510.577 ± 0.1430.20
Form factor0.657 ± 0.1370.687 ± 0.1200.23