Implants for total hip arthroplasty.

  title={Implants for total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={James A. Sanfilippo and Matthew S. Austin},
  journal={Expert review of medical devices},
  volume={3 6},
This article is a comprehensive review of the published literature on total hip replacement design. It seeks to provide a nonbiased view of the technology related to total hip implants and bearing surfaces. Implant designs and fixation methods are discussed with summaries of their respective long-term outcome studies. Fixation methods include cemented, cementless and hybrid techniques and are explained and presented with current outcome data and their respective failure modes that have promoted… CONTINUE READING


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