Charnley total hip arthroplasty with cement. Fifteen-year results.

  title={Charnley total hip arthroplasty with cement. Fifteen-year results.},
  author={Brian F Kavanagh and M A Dewitz and Duane M. Ilstrup and Rip Stauffer and M. B. Coventry},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={71 10},
The results of the first 333 Charnley total hip arthroplasties that were performed with cement at the Mayo Clinic were reviewed a minimum of fifteen years postoperatively. Data were available for 166 of 170 hips of patients who were still alive. One hundred and thirty patients died, and thirty-seven hips were revised. At the time of this study, 80 per cent of the living patients had no pain, and 152 of the 160 hips remained much better than before the operation. Kaplan-Meier analysis of… CONTINUE READING

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