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Total Hip Solution

POLAR3 Total Hip Solution


Trusted technology.  Trusted performance.

The POLAR3 total hip solution, powered by Smith & Nephew’s proprietary OXINIUM on XLPE technology, has the best survivorship figures of any total hip construct according to the world’s largest national joint registry.1 Our proprietary OXINIUM heads and a highly cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) liner, shown to have the best revision rate in four joint registries.2-5

For outcomes that outperform and to get patients back to life’s important moments – the solution is clear.



1. National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man Annual Report 2020.
2. Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry (AOANJRR). Hip, Knee & Shoulder Arthroplasty: 2020 Annual Report. Adelaide: AOA, 2020.
3. Peters RM, Van Steenbergen LN, Stevens M, Rijk PC, Bulstra SK, Zijlstra WP. The effect of bearing type on the outcome of total hip arthroplasty. Acta Orthop. 2018:89;163–169.
4. Atrey A, Ancarani C, Fitch D, Bordini B. Impact of bearing couple on long-term component survivorship for primary cementless total hip replacement in a large arthroplasty registry. Poster presented at: Canadian Orthopedic Association; June 20–23, 2018; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
5. Davis ET, Pagkalos J, Kopjar B. Bearing surface and survival of cementless and hybrid total hip arthroplasty in the National Joint Registry of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man. JBJS OA. 2020;5:e0075.

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