Outcome of uncemented primary femoral stems for treatment of femoral head osteonecrosis.

@article{Hungerford2009OutcomeOU,
  title={Outcome of uncemented primary femoral stems for treatment of femoral head osteonecrosis.},
  author={Marc W Hungerford and David S. Hungerford and L Camille Jones},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={283-9}
}
Cementless total hip replacement has been advocated for patients with osteonecrosis of the femoral head. This study examined the outcome of the femoral stem of four generations of an uncemented, proximally porous-coated, chrome-cobalt total hip prosthesis. There were 158 cases in 141 osteonecrosis patients (74 men, 67 women) who had a mean age of 46 years… CONTINUE READING