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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 435432, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/435432
Research Article

Effects of Surface Modification and Bulk Geometry on the Biotribological Behavior of Cross-Linked Polyethylene: Wear Testing and Finite Element Analysis

1Research Department, KYOCERA Medical Corporation, Osaka, Japan
2Division of Science for Joint Reconstruction, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
3Department of Materials Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
4Orthopaedic Surgery, Sensory and Motor System Medicine, Surgical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Received 6 March 2015; Accepted 12 May 2015

Academic Editor: Panagiotis Korovessis

Copyright © 2015 Kenichi Watanabe 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.

How to Cite this Article

Kenichi Watanabe, Masayuki Kyomoto, Kenichi Saiga, et al., “Effects of Surface Modification and Bulk Geometry on the Biotribological Behavior of Cross-Linked Polyethylene: Wear Testing and Finite Element Analysis,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2015, Article ID 435432, 10 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/435432