Minimum 5-year follow-up of a cementless, modular, tapered stem in hip revision arthroplasty.

@article{Weiss2011Minimum5F,
  title={Minimum 5-year follow-up of a cementless, modular, tapered stem in hip revision arthroplasty.},
  author={R{\"u}diger Weiss and Mats O. Beckman and Anders G Enocson and Anders Schmalholz and Andr{\'e} Stark},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={16-23}
}
Hip revision surgery with a cementless tapered femoral component can provide axial and rotational stability in patients with compromised proximal bone stock. This study includes 90 cases revised with the Link MP (Waldemar Link, Hamburg, Germany) prosthesis. The median age at surgery was 72 (38-89) years. Aseptic loosening (70%) and periprosthetic fracture (22%) were common indications for surgery. Sixty-three patients (70%) were followed clinically with a median of 6 (5-11) years of follow-up… CONTINUE READING

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