Constrained acetabular liners: mechanisms of failure.

  title={Constrained acetabular liners: mechanisms of failure.},
  author={Andrew G Yun and Douglas E. Padgett and Paul M Pellicci and Lawrence D. Dorr},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  volume={20 4},
Although constrained acetabular liners have been successfully used for the treatment of recurrent hip instability, their usage has led to a growing number of associated complications. Twenty-seven patients (29 hips) who experienced failure of the constrained acetabular construct were retrospectively reviewed to define mechanisms of failure. Of these… CONTINUE READING