Long-term results of an uncemented straight femoral shaft prosthesis.

  title={Long-term results of an uncemented straight femoral shaft prosthesis.},
  author={Christoph Eingartner and Thomas Heigele and R{\"u}diger von Volkmann and K. J. Weise},
  journal={Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy},
  volume={16 1},
The first consecutive series of 250 implantations of an uncemented, proximally anchored straight femoral shaft prosthesis in 236 patients is included in this prospective follow-up study. Average time of follow-up evaluation was 11.8 years (range 10.6-13.7 years). At follow-up, 41 patients with 44 hips had died and three could not be located. Eight hips were revised, two for infection, one for recurrent dislocation, two for rapid subsidence due to component undersizing and one for aseptic… CONTINUE READING