Increased anteversion of press-fit femoral stems compared with anatomic femur.

@article{Emerson2012IncreasedAO,
  title={Increased anteversion of press-fit femoral stems compared with anatomic femur.},
  author={Roger Hill Emerson},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2012},
  volume={470 2},
  pages={477-81}
}
BACKGROUND With contemporary canal-filling press-fit stems, there is no adjustability of stem position in the canal and therefore the canal anatomy determines stem version. Stem version will affect head/neck impingement, polyethylene wear from edge loading, and hip stability, but despite this, the postoperative version of a canal-filling press-fit stem is unclear. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES Is there a difference between the version of the nonoperated femur and the final version of a canal-filling… CONTINUE READING