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Table 3 Summary of maximum transformation rate and surface roughness of retrieved yttria stabilized zirconia heads

From: In vivo wear performance of highly cross-linked polyethylene vs. yttria stabilized zirconia and alumina stabilized zirconia at a mean seven-year follow-up

  N Duration Transformation rate Surface roughness
   (years) (%) Ra (μm)
Hayaishi et al. [24] 1 1     13     0.01
Hernigou et al. [26] 3 8-11     30     0.05
Haraguchi et al. [27] 2 3, 6     37     0.12
Roy et al. [23] 7 0.04-11     49     0.03
Fernandez-Fairen et al. [8] 47 2-10     65     0.30
Santos et al. [28] 18 0.2-10     70     0.04
Present study 3 1.5-3     51     0.06