Analysis of version in the acetabular cup.

  title={Analysis of version in the acetabular cup.},
  author={Houshang Seradge and K R Nagle and Richard J. Miller},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
To determine the amount of anteversion or retroversion of the acetabular component of the implanted total hip prosthesis, two anteroposterior radiographs of the hip are obtained, with the contralateral hip flexed to compensate for the possible existing flexion contracture. The X-ray beam is centered on the implanted total hip in one radiograph, and moved away from it toward the contralateral hip in the second radiograph. If the cup is anteverted, the opening will seem wider in the second… CONTINUE READING


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