Current attitudes to cementing techniques in British hip surgery.

  title={Current attitudes to cementing techniques in British hip surgery.},
  author={Aresh Hashemi-Nejad and Nicholas C Birch and Nicholas J. Goddard},
  journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  volume={76 6},
Aseptic loosening is the major problem in hip joint replacement. Improved cementing techniques have been shown to improve the long-term survival of implants significantly. To assess the use of modern cementing techniques in British surgeons, a detailed questionnaire was sent to all Fellows of The British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) regarding cement preparation, bone preparation, cementing technique and prostheses used in total hip arthroplasty. Excluding retired fellows, surgeons who use no… CONTINUE READING