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Research Article

Fretting and Corrosion in Modular Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Retrieval Analysis

Table 3

The modified Goldberg score [9] according to Cusick et al. [11].


Minimal1Fretting on <10% of the surface and no corrosion damage
Mild2Fretting on >10% of the surface and/or corrosion attack confined to one or small areas
Moderate3Fretting on >30% of the surface and/or aggressive local corrosion attack with corrosion debris
Severe4Damage over the majority (>50%) of the surface with severe corrosion attack and abundant corrosion debris

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