Cementless acetabular replacement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a 6- to 14-year prospective study.


Sixty-three consecutive patients who had 82 Harris-Galante porous acetabular cups (HGP1) (Zimmer Inc, Warsaw, IN) implanted for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis were prospectively assessed since 1986. At last examination, 12 patients (16 hips) had died, and 1 patient (1 hip) was lost to follow-up. A total of 65 hips in 50 patients were available for… (More)


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