Cementless total hip arthroplasty using the anatomic medullary locking stem. Results using a survivorship analysis.

@article{Engh1989CementlessTH,
  title={Cementless total hip arthroplasty using the anatomic medullary locking stem. Results using a survivorship analysis.},
  author={Charles A. Engh and Phillipe Massin},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1989},
  volume={249},
  pages={141-58}
}
Three hundred forty-three primary hip arthroplasties performed prior to June 1984 were followed for two years, and an additional 204 were followed for five years. Anteroposterior and lateral roentgenograms taken at annual intervals were used for comparison. At two years, 78% of the hips showed roentgenographic signs of stem osseointegration. Seventeen… CONTINUE READING