UHMWPE - Polyethylene for Artificial Joints
The science of polyethylene: Prof Roberto Chiesa
Professor Roberto Chiesa
Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering ‘G. Natta’
Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Professor Chiesa works in the Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering (Politecnico di Milano) and has worked alongside Harry McKellop whilst developing MARATHON™ polyethylene.
Watch and learn as Professor Chiesa takes you through the basics of polyethylene, discusses the importance of crosslinking and sterilisation and takes you through the significant points of MARATHON and ALTRX™.