Acetabular revision in total hip replacement with a press-fit cup.

@article{Elke2003AcetabularRI,
  title={Acetabular revision in total hip replacement with a press-fit cup.},
  author={Reinhard Elke and Bernhard J Berli and Andreas Wagner and Erwin W. Morscher},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2003},
  volume={85 8},
  pages={
          1114-9
        }
}
The need for supplementary screw fixation in acetabular revisions is still widely debated. We carried out 439 acetabular revisions over an eight-year period. In 171 hips with contained or small segmental defects, the Morscher press-fit cup was used. These revisions were followed prospectively. No screws were used for additional fixation. A total of 123 hips with a mean follow-up of 7.4 years (5 to 10.5) were available for clinical and radiological review. There was no further revision of a… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 64 REFERENCES

Classification and treatment methods of acetabular deficiencies

  • E Morscher, R Elke, B. Berli
  • Duparc J, ed. Surgical techniques in orthopaedics…
  • 2000

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…