Cementless acetabular replacement using a pegged polyethylene prosthesis

Acetabular replacement without cement using three types of pegged polyethylene prostheses was begun as a prospective trial by Morscher (August 1977), Ring (June 1979), and Freeman (January 1980); 1878 hips have been replaced using this technique and are reviewed. Follow-up averaged 2 years (range: 6 months-6 years). Successful pain relief and satisfactory… CONTINUE READING