Evaluation of the effect of custom burr holes on a surgeon's sense of screw fixation in revision porous metal cups.

BACKGROUND/AIMS It is common practice to burr custom holes in revision porous metal cups for screw insertion. The objective of this study was to determine how different hole types affect a surgeon's sense of screw fixation. METHODS Porous revision cups were prepared with pre-drilled and custom burred holes. Cups were held in place adjacent to synthetic… (More)