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Current Possibilities for Detection of Loosening of Total Hip Replacements and How Intelligent Implants Could Improve Diagnostic Accuracy

By Cathérine Ruther, Ulrich Timm, Hartmut Ewald, Wolfram Mittelmeier, Rainer Bader, Rico Schmelter, Armin Lohrengel and Daniel Kluess

Submitted: February 1st 2011Reviewed: July 6th 2011Published: January 27th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/25772

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Cathérine Ruther, Ulrich Timm, Hartmut Ewald, Wolfram Mittelmeier, Rainer Bader, Rico Schmelter, Armin Lohrengel and Daniel Kluess (January 27th 2012). Current Possibilities for Detection of Loosening of Total Hip Replacements and How Intelligent Implants Could Improve Diagnostic Accuracy, Recent Advances in Arthroplasty Samo K. Fokter, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/25772. Available from:

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