Bony ingrowth fixation of the acetabular component in canine hip joint arthroplasty.


Five mature dogs were studied five to eight months after insertion of a newly designed acetabular component that eliminates the use of bone cement in total hip arthroplasty (THA). The component was hemispheric, with a layer of porous metal on its outside surface. It initially was fixed to the innominate bone by screws passed through projections from the… (More)


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