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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Since the introduction of total hip arthroplasty (THA) in Sweden, both components have most commonly been cemented. A decade ago the frequency of uncemented fixation started to increase, and this change in practice has continued. We therefore analyzed implant survival of cemented and uncemented THA, and whether the modes of failure(More)
Open Access-This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the source is credited. Background and purpose The possibility of comparing results and of pooling the data has been limited for the Nordic arthroplasty(More)
In 10 patients with an old injury of the anterior cruciate ligament, the three-dimensional movements of the knee joint were studied when the patients flexed their knees. Tibial motions were recorded using roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis. Internal rotation and adduction of the tibia were reduced in the injured knees when compared with the intact(More)
Using roentgen stereophotogrammetry we have recorded the three-dimensional movements of the knee during an anteroposterior laxity test in 36 patients with torn anterior cruciate ligaments and in three cadaver knees. At 30 degrees of knee flexion and before loads were applied the tibia occupied a more laterally rotated position if the anterior cruciate(More)
Three-dimensional movements of the knees in 13 patients with unilateral old tears of ACLs were studied during extension. Roentgen stereophotogrammetric methods were used to measure tibial movements in the injured and the intact knees. Reduced internal rotation and adduction were recorded at the end of extension on both sides. The injured knees displayed(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Even small design variables of the femoral stem may influence the outcome of a hip arthroplasty. We investigated whether design-related factors play any role in the risk of non-aseptic revision of the 3 most frequently used primary cemented stem designs in the Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied 71,184(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Revision total hip arthroplasty (THA) due to recurrent dislocations is associated with a high risk of persistent instability. We hypothesized that the use of dual-mobility cups would reduce the risk of re-revision due to dislocation after revision THA. PATIENTS AND METHODS 228 THA cup revisions (in 228 patients) performed due to(More)
BACKGROUND Complete or almost complete recording of reoperations is essential to enable a correct interpretation of data in arthroplasty registers. The completeness of recordings due to infection is unknown in the Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register (SHAR). We therefore used a combination of data from the Swedish Prescribed Drug Register (SPDR) and studies of(More)
The three-dimensional motions of the knee were analysed during closed kinetic chain knee extension in 13 patients with unilateral chronic injury of the anterior cruciate ligament. The patients ascended a platform, and serial stereophotogrammetric roentgenograms were exposed from about 100 degrees of flexion to full extension. From a position of about 100(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The risk of revision due to infection after primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been reported to be increasing in Norway. We investigated whether this increase is a common feature in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden). MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was based on the Nordic Arthroplasty Register(More)