Femoral bone loss in revision total hip arthroplasty: evaluation and management.

@article{Sheth2013FemoralBL,
  title={Femoral bone loss in revision total hip arthroplasty: evaluation and management.},
  author={Neil P. Sheth and Charles Lenwood Nelson and Wayne G. Paprosky},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 10},
  pages={601-12}
}
Primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) is one of the most effective procedures for managing end-stage hip arthritis. The burden of revision THA procedures is expected to increase along with the rise in number of primary THAs. The major indications for revision THA include instability, aseptic loosening, infection, osteolysis, wear-related complications, periprosthetic fracture, component malposition, and catastrophic implant fracture. Each of these conditions may be associated with mild or… CONTINUE READING
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