Degeneration of Acetabular Articular Cartilage to Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty

  title={Degeneration of Acetabular Articular Cartilage to Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty},
  author={Kyoung Ho Moon and Jun Soon Kang and Tong Joo Lee and Sang Hyeop Lee and Sung Wook Choi and Man Hee Won},
  booktitle={Yonsei medical journal},
PURPOSE This study examined the rate of degeneration of acetabular cartilage by the bipolar head according to time, and also which clinical factors are related to the degeneration of acetabular cartilage. MATERIALS AND METHODS Among 192 patients (226 hip joints) who received bipolar hemiarthroplasty from August 1996 to August 2002, 61 patients (65 hip joints) were enrolled in this study, who were followed up for more than 2 years and showed no signs of dislocation, infection, or functional… CONTINUE READING
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