Acetabular fixation options: notes from the other side.

Abstract

The basis of cement fixation is the interdigitation of cement into the cancellous bone while being supported by the cortical bone. If this is achieved, socket fixation is durable for 10 to 15 years. Cementless socket fixation using a titanium hemispherical socket with a porous surface has had excellent clinical results. Titanium fibermesh cups with… (More)

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