Femoral component revision using an extensively hydroxyapatite-coated stem.

@article{Crawford2004FemoralCR,
  title={Femoral component revision using an extensively hydroxyapatite-coated stem.},
  author={Charles H. Crawford and Arthur L. Malkani and Stephen J. Incavo and Hugh Morris and Ryan J Krupp and Dale R. Baker},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={8-13}
}
Femoral component revisions with extensively coated stems have shown promising clinical results, although concerns over stress shielding still exist. We retrospectively reviewed 59 patients undergoing femoral component revision with an extensively hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated stem. The average length of follow-up was 3.3 years (range, 2-5 years). The average preoperative Harris Hip Score was 43 points, which improved to 86 points at the latest follow-up (P < .01). The overall mechanical failure… CONTINUE READING

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