Verilast Quiz Nsm 2015

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Verilast Quiz Nsm 2015

Please answer the following 10 questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the base alloy of OXINIUM? 
    • A. 

      Ziconium

    • B. 

      Zirconium – Niobium

    • C. 

      Zironium – Cobalt-Chrome

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Is there a risk the ceramicised surface of OXINIUM can chip or flake?
    • A. 

      Yes, but the risk is minimal

    • B. 

      No, OXININIUM is not a coating it cannot chip or flake

  • 3. 
    How is XLPE stabilized against oxidisation?
    • A. 

      The cross-linked polyethylene is heat treated

    • B. 

      The cross-linked polyethylene is gassed

    • C. 

      The cross-linked polyethylene is not stabilized against oxidisation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Fill in the blank. Oxinium is created through a proprietary manufacturing process that enables zirconium to absorb______creating a ceramic oxide surface layer. 
  • 5. 
    Cross-linked polyethylene has been shown to reduce wear and as such potentially reduce the associated issues of polyethylene induced osteolysis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Some of the key features of OXINIUM include
    • A. 

      4900 times more resistant to abrasion than CoCr

    • B. 

      Twice as hard as CoCr

    • C. 

      Co-efficient of friction up to half that of CoCr

    • D. 

      No detectable nickel content

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The key selling message(s) for Smith & Nephew VERILAST technology include? 
    • A. 

      Biocompatibility

    • B. 

      Wear Performance

    • C. 

      Real life results

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    VERILAST for hips is superior to all other bearings’ performance at 10 years with a Cumulative Percent Revision?
    • A. 

      1.4%

    • B. 

      3.3%

    • C. 

      5.5%

    • D. 

      7.2%

    • E. 

      None of the above