Partially hydroxyapatite-coated stemmed acetabular cup and nonstructural bone-graft in the management of severe acetabular deficiency.

@article{Badhe2000PartiallyHS,
  title={Partially hydroxyapatite-coated stemmed acetabular cup and nonstructural bone-graft in the management of severe acetabular deficiency.},
  author={Nitin P. Badhe and Peter W Howard},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2000},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={63-8}
}
We evaluated the use of a stemmed acetabular cup with morcellized allograft in the treatment of severe acetabular deficiency requiring reconstruction at arthroplasty. There were 29 hips, of which 22 were revision operations (18 aseptic, 4 postinfective) and 7 were complex primary hip replacements. All patients had severe acetabular deficiency as classified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: type IIB, 3; type IIIa, 18; type IIIB, 8. The patients had a mean follow-up of 46 months… CONTINUE READING