One-third of Hips After Periacetabular Osteotomy Survive 30 Years With Good Clinical Results, No Progression of Arthritis, or Conversion to THA.

@article{Lerch2017OnethirdOH,
  title={One-third of Hips After Periacetabular Osteotomy Survive 30 Years With Good Clinical Results, No Progression of Arthritis, or Conversion to THA.},
  author={Till Lerch and Simon D. Steppacher and Emanuel Francis Liechti and Moritz Tannast and Klaus-Arno Siebenrock},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2017},
  volume={475 4},
  pages={1154-1168}
}
BACKGROUND Since its first description in 1984, periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) has become an accepted treatment for hip dysplasia. The 30-year survivorship with this procedure has not been reported. Because these patients are often very young at the time of surgery, long-term followup and identification of factors associated with poor outcome could help to improve patient selection. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES Looking at the initial group of patients with hip dysplasia undergoing PAO at the originator… CONTINUE READING
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