Acetabular Dysplasia in Middle-Aged Patients: Periacetabular Osteotomy or Total Hip Arthroplasty?

@article{Kalore2016AcetabularDI,
  title={Acetabular Dysplasia in Middle-Aged Patients: Periacetabular Osteotomy or Total Hip Arthroplasty?},
  author={Niraj V. Kalore and Suresh P R Cheppalli and William E. Daner and William A. Jiranek},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 9},
  pages={
          1894-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Treatment of middle-aged patients with acetabular dysplasia is challenging because of mild osteoarthritis, long life span, high activity level, and sports participation. Both periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) and total hip arthroplasty (THA) provide pain relief, improve function, and can last over 2 decades. We compare the 2 procedures for functional outcome (including sports participation), pain relief, and morbidity. METHODS We compared patients in the 30-50 years age group with… CONTINUE READING