Characterization of wear debris associated with aseptic loosening of a canine hip prosthesis.


A 12-month-old Golden Retriever bitch underwent unilateral hip arthroplasty following a diagnosis of coxofemoral osteoarthritis secondary to hip dysplasia. The hip prosthesis underwent aseptic loosening and was removed 6 months after implantation. Synovial biopsies taken at that time revealed scattered foci of granulomatous inflammation associated with… (More)


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