Fifteen-year Results of Precoated Femoral Stem in Primary Hybrid Total Hip Arthroplasty

@inproceedings{Suh2013FifteenyearRO,
  title={Fifteen-year Results of Precoated Femoral Stem in Primary Hybrid Total Hip Arthroplasty},
  author={Dong Hun Suh and Ho Hyun Yun and Sung Kwang Chun and Won Yong Shon},
  booktitle={Clinics in orthopedic surgery},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND There has been controversy whether methylmethacrylate precoating of the cemented femoral stem is a solution for aseptic loosening or rather contributes to increased failure rates in cemented total hip arthroplasties. METHODS On a retrospective basis, we analyzed 76 primary hybrid total hip arthroplasties from 63 patients with precoated, cemented femoral stems between October 1990 and December 1995. The mean age of the patients was 46.8 years (range, 22 to 77 years) with a minimum… CONTINUE READING

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