Mid-to long-term results of revision total hip replacement in patients aged 50 years or younger.

@article{Lee2014MidtoLR,
  title={Mid-to long-term results of revision total hip replacement in patients aged 50 years or younger.},
  author={Po Huang Lee and Dror Lakstein and Benjamin Lozano and Oleg Safir and J Backstein and Allan E. Gross},
  journal={The bone & joint journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={96-B 8},
  pages={1047-51}
}
Revision total hip replacement (THR) for young patients is challenging because of technical complexity and the potential need for subsequent further revisions. We have assessed the survivorship, functional outcome and complications of this procedure in patients aged < 50 years through a large longitudinal series with consistent treatment algorithms. Of 132 consecutive patients (181 hips) who underwent revision THR, 102 patients (151 hips) with a mean age of 43 years (22 to 50) were reviewed at… CONTINUE READING

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