Olavi T Suomalainen

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Insertion of a metallic implant into the femur changes bone loading conditions and results in remodeling of femoral bone. To quantify changes in bone mass after uncemented total hip arthroplasty(More)
To assess the perioperative bone loss of femur during total hip arthroplasty (THA), periprosthetic bone mineral density (BMD) of the seven regions of interests (Gruen zones) was determined with(More)
Periprosthetic bone loss, especially in the proximal part of the femur, is common after cemented and uncemented total hip arthroplasty (THA). Bone loss can be progressive and, in the extreme, may(More)
Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) at 6 and 12 months and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) at 0, 6, and 12 months were performed prospectively in 15 patients who had undergone(More)