Total joint replacement is a successful surgical intervention for the treatment of the degeneration of many joints, particularly the hip and knee. As the demand for joint replacement grows, and the life expectancy of the population increases, the performance requirements of these implants also changes. New materials, to improve longevity and enhance performance have been explored including PEEK and CFR PEEK.This study investigated whether CFR PEEK and PEEK were appropriate materials for total joint replacement by examining wear performance in simple configuration studies articulating against cobalt chrome under a range of cross shear and contact pressure conditions.
Swedish indie pop tart, Lykke Li, stormed the Webster Hall stage on Monday, February 2nd, with antics and vocals that reminded the crowd of the early days of Bjork.Bjorn (of Peter Bjorn and John fame) takes credit as producer of the unique sound that Li belts out, even causing her to come armed with a megaphone in tow in order to stay true to the vocal mixes of her debut album, Youth Novels.Her album is the kind that can be played straight through, with repetition, and was definitely snubbed from many of the more credible pubs Top 10 Best Albums of 08 list. But, on Monday night, the tracks that made people stop in their tracks the few cover songs that she managed to master. From Kings of Leon to Lil Wayne to A Tribe Called Quest, her versatility wowed.
“The most important part of grief and this particular story, this particular film, is that it’s important for everybody to understand that it doesn’t matter how tough or how sad it is. You will come back. You will overcome that. The organizations’ analysis demonstrates that there has been an increase in the severity of the attacks, as well as the number of attacks. The report cites arbitrary arrests, acts of defamation, stigmatization, and harassment as the most common types of human rights attacks seen in Venezuela. However, the organizations also point to a rise in attacks against the media and organizations defending the right to information, such as the National Press Workers’ Union..
Like when she hijacked the controversy around Mary and Romain’s relationship a discussion she had overheard at the previous dinner, which itself was already secondhand a recollection of the original conversation between Chrishell and Davina. And once she latched on to that, she made sure SHE was the MOST outraged, the MOST offended on her supersuper good friend Mary’s behalf, while Mary in the background is just like. Idc dude chill out??.