Increased risk of dislocation after primary total hip arthroplasty in inflammatory arthritis: a prospective observational study of 410 hips.

@article{Zwartel2004IncreasedRO,
  title={Increased risk of dislocation after primary total hip arthroplasty in inflammatory arthritis: a prospective observational study of 410 hips.},
  author={R E A M Zwartel{\'e} and Ronald Brand and H. Cornelis Doets},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 6},
  pages={684-90}
}
BACKGROUND It is unclear whether patients with inflammatory arthritis have a higher risk of dislocation after hip replacement. PATIENTS AND MATERIAL We carried out a prospective study assessing the incidence of dislocation within 2 years after surgery for patients diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis (IA) and osteoarthrosis (OA). One single type of prosthesis was implanted using a lateral approach. Both diagnostic groups were compared by univariate analysis with respect to dislocation, sex… CONTINUE READING
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