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BACKGROUND Postoperative dislocation is the commonest complication following revision total hip arthroplasty (THA). HYPOTHESIS AND TYPE OF STUDY: Dual mobility cups are supposed to reduce the risk of THA instability. The present retrospective study tested this hypothesis on revision THAs and also, assessed this design contribution to acetabular fixation(More)
INTRODUCTION We report a continuous prospective series of patients operated on for total hip prosthesis femoral component loosening involving a bone defect. Reconstruction was performed using a hydroxyapatite-coated locked modular stem. The study's objective was to assess medium term clinical and X-ray results obtained with this original concept. (More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY When implanting a total knee prosthesis, the tibial component can be cemented either independently in the flexion position by maintaining an axial force on the implant, or simultaneously in extension by applying a compression force on both the tibial and femoral implants after reducing the prosthesis. The purpose of this study was to(More)
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