Charnley low-friction arthroplasty of the hip. Twenty-year results with cement.

@article{Kavanagh1994CharnleyLA,
  title={Charnley low-friction arthroplasty of the hip. Twenty-year results with cement.},
  author={Brian F Kavanagh and S L Wallrichs and M A Dewitz and Donald E. Berry and Brad Currier and Duane M. Ilstrup and M. B. Coventry},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={1994},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={229-34}
}
The first 333 Charnley (Thackray, United Kingdom) total hip arthroplasties performed at the Mayo Clinic between 1969 and 1970 have been followed since that time. One hundred twelve patients (112 hips) remain alive at 20 years. Clinical results remain excellent. The Mayo clinical and roentgenographic hip scoring system rates the results as good to excellent in 39 of 69 hips (with all necessary data to calculate the entire score), fair in 13 hips, and poor in 17 hips. The clinical score alone… CONTINUE READING

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