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[A cannulated articulating spacer--a functional implant for treatment of infected hip joint prostheses].

@article{Jahoda2004ACA,
  title={[A cannulated articulating spacer--a functional implant for treatment of infected hip joint prostheses].},
  author={David Jahoda and Anton{\'i}n Sosna and Ivan Landor and Pavel Vavr{\'i}k and David J. Pokorny},
  journal={Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae et traumatologiae Cechoslovaca},
  year={2004},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={
          73-9
        }
}
  • David Jahoda, Antonín Sosna, +2 authors David J. Pokorny
  • Published in
    Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae…
    2004
  • Medicine
  • PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Two-stage revision arthroplasty with the use of a spacer is generally accepted as a reliable method for treating infected hip replacements. Spacers made from antibiotic-loaded bone cement give good results in treatment of deep infections, but this technique is demanding in terms of spacer shaping. In addition, the conventional spacer may dislocate or fracture during patient mobilization. We attempted to avoid the disadvantages of conventional spacers by the construction of… CONTINUE READING

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