Outcomes of limited femoral resurfacing arthroplasty compared with total hip arthroplasty for osteonecrosis of the femoral head.

@article{Mont2001OutcomesOL,
  title={Outcomes of limited femoral resurfacing arthroplasty compared with total hip arthroplasty for osteonecrosis of the femoral head.},
  author={M. Mont and Amar D Rajadhyaksha and D S. Johns Hopkins Hungerford},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 8 Suppl 1},
  pages={134-9}
}
This study compared the results of limited femoral head resurfacing arthroplasty versus total hip arthroplasty (THA) for osteonecrosis. Thirty consecutive patients who had undergone a femoral head resurfacing procedure for osteonecrosis of the femoral head were compared with 30 consecutive patients who had undergone a THA. Both groups of patients had Steinberg stage III or IV disease with no acetabular cartilage involvement radiographically and by intraoperative inspection. At a 7-year mean… CONTINUE READING