Dual mobility in total hip arthroplasty.

  title={Dual mobility in total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Darren R Plummer and Bryan D. Haughom and Craig J. Della Valle},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  volume={45 1},
Dual-mobility articulations have shown promising results. Postoperative instability remains the most common reason for revision of a total hip arthroplasty (THA). Dual-mobility cups have been shown to decrease the rate of dislocation in primary THA and have been used to treat and prevent instability in revision THA. Greater range of motion and a greater head-to-neck ratio and a greater jump distance are achieved, resulting in a lower risk of instability. Concerns with dual-mobility cups include… CONTINUE READING

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