Fixation, polyethylene wear, and pelvic osteolysis in primary total hip replacement.

@article{Maloney1999FixationPW,
  title={Fixation, polyethylene wear, and pelvic osteolysis in primary total hip replacement.},
  author={William J. Maloney and Jorge O. Galante and Martin Anderson and V P Goldberg and William H. Harris and Joshua Jacobs and Matthew J. Kraay and Paul F. Lachiewicz and Harry E. Rubash and S F Schutzer and Steven T Woolson},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1999},
  volume={369},
  pages={157-64}
}
A multicenter retrospective review was performed analyzing 1081 primary total hip replacements in 944 patients using the Harris Galante-I cementless acetabular component with screw fixation. All patients were followed up for a minimum of 5 years with a mean followup of 81 months. Linear polyethylene wear averaged 0.11 mm/year (range, 0-0.86 mm/year). Pelvic… CONTINUE READING