[Many years of registration have improved the quality of hip arthroplasty].

@article{Herberts1999ManyYO,
  title={[Many years of registration have improved the quality of hip arthroplasty].},
  author={Peter Herberts and Henrik Malchau},
  journal={Lakartidningen},
  year={1999},
  volume={96 20},
  pages={2469-73, 2475-6}
}
The Swedish Hip Replacement Registry has defined the epidemiology of total hip replacement in this country. Most hip replacements are fully cemented. Serious complication and revision rates associated with total hip replacement have declined significantly despite increase in the number of patients at risk. During the past five-year period, only 8(9 per cent of hip replacement procedures have been revisions. Although aseptic loosening with or without osteolysis is the major problem, accounting… CONTINUE READING

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