Sung-Chan Ki

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PURPOSE To evaluate the causes and frequency of the squeaking sound in ceramic-on-ceramic THA. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study included 61 hips of 50 patients who underwent ceramic-on-ceramic THA in our hospital from March 1999 to April 2005. The average age at the time of operation was 57.6 years. The average duration of follow-up was 69.5 months. Three(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the causes of the high revision rate of the hydroxyapatite-coated Anatomique Benoist Girard (ABG-I) prosthesis. METHODS We performed 204 total hip arthroplasties (THAs) at our hospital between March 1992 and December 1996. Of the 204 THA patients, 129 were followed up; the mean duration of follow-up was(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the effectiveness of minimally invasive surgery total hip arthroplasty (THA) using the two-incision technique as described by Mears. METHODS From January 2003 to December 2006, sixty-four patients underwent total hip arthroplasty using the one-incision (group I) and two-incision (group II) technique by one surgeon. There were 34(More)
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study of tissue surrounding titanium alloy spinal implants was performed using histological and electron microprobe analysis. PURPOSE To identify the metal debris generated by spinal implants, and then to evaluate the electron microprobe analysis results and the histological response of soft tissue surrounding the spinal(More)
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