Low-friction arthroplasty of the hip for the failures of previous operations.

  title={Low-friction arthroplasty of the hip for the failures of previous operations.},
  author={J A Dupont and John Charnley},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={54 1},
This report concerns 2 1 7 low-friction arthroplasties using high-density polyethylene for the acetabular component which were performed between November 1962 and April 1969 for the failures of previous hip operations in 203 patients. In contrast with the previous paper in which the results of primary operations by this technique were considered (page 61), the present analysis relates to cases which were technically much more difficult as well as more prone to infection. No case has been… CONTINUE READING


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