Improved results of primary total hip replacement

@inproceedings{Fevang2010ImprovedRO,
  title={Improved results of primary total hip replacement},
  author={B T S Fevang and Stein Atle Lie and Leif Ivar Havelin and Lars Birger Enges{\ae}ter and Ove Nord Furnes},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Over the past 20 years, several changes in treatment policy and treatment options have taken place regarding hip replacement. For this reason, we wanted to investigate the results after hip replacement in terms of revision rate, during a 21-year period among hip replacements reported to the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register. METHODS 110,882 primary total hip replacements were reported to the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register from 1987 through 2007. Risk of revision during… CONTINUE READING

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