Mechanical failures in total hip replacement requiring reoperation.

Abstract

During the years 1971 through mid-1977, approximately 3,000 total hip replacements were performed at The Hospital for Special Surgery using metal-to-plastic prostheses. During that period of time, thirty-five operations were done for mechanical failure in the absence of infection. The mechanical failures were distributed as follows: Fourteen patients had… (More)

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