Compressed allograft chips for acetabular reconstruction in revision hip arthroplasty.

@article{Azuma1994CompressedAC,
  title={Compressed allograft chips for acetabular reconstruction in revision hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Takeshi Azuma and Hiroyuki Yasuda and K Okagaki and Kenya Sakai},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1994},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={740-4}
}
We report the results of 24 acetabular reconstructions in which cemented polyethylene cups and tamped corticocancellous allografts were used for severe acetabular bone deficiency. Eleven hips had type-II (cavitary) bone deficiency and 13 had type-III (combined) defects. At a mean follow-up of 5.8 years, two components had migrated more than 5 mm and had accompanying radiolucent zones of more than 2 mm width. A radiolucency 5 mm wide was also seen in zone III of an acetabular implant which had… CONTINUE READING