Prevention of heterotopic ossification in hip arthroplasties by means of an early single-dose radiotherapy (6 Gy)

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Radiotherapy has proven to be efficient in the prevention of heterotopic bone formation. Its importance is increasing in the treatment of uncemented implants in prosthetic hip surgery, where a localized irradiation field is applied to cover the bone-implant interface. In a prospective study the efficiency of two radiation concepts using two different doses… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00443389

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