Intra- and extra-articular planes of reference for use in total hip arthroplasty: a preliminary study

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Acetabular component malalignment in total hip arthroplasty can lead to potential complications such as dislocation, component impingement and excessive wear. Computer-assisted orthopaedic surgery systems generally use the anterior pelvic plane (APP). Our aim was to investigate the reliability of anatomical landmarks accessible during surgery and to define… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00264-012-1516-7

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