Bradley McCaskill

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From 1971 to 1980, forty-five patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis had eighty-three cemented total hip replacements at The Hospital for Special Surgery and North Carolina Memorial Hospital. Thirty-four of these patients, with sixty-two involved hips, returned for examination and radiographs. The average age of these thirty-four patients at the time(More)
A polytetrafluoroethylene/vitreous carbon porous material has been investigated as an alternative to acrylic for hip endoprosthesis fixation. This material, which is mechanically fused to the endoprosthesis stem, has been shown to promote soft-tissue ingrowth. In 29 patients receiving a porous-coated Thompson endoprosthesis, stabilization of the(More)
Fifty-seven patients had sixty-three total hip replacements, performed using a femoral stem with a soft, low-modulus porous coating of Proplast and a conventional acrylic-cemented acetabular component. Forty-seven of the hips were followed for an average of thirty-seven months. Seventeen (36 per cent) of the forty-seven hips were judged to be clinical(More)
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