Primary and revision total hip arthroplasty in osteogenesis imperfecta.

@article{Krishnan2013PrimaryAR,
  title={Primary and revision total hip arthroplasty in osteogenesis imperfecta.},
  author={Harry Krishnan and Nirav K. Patel and J. Andrew Skinner and Sarah K. Muirhead-Allwood and Timothy W. R. Briggs and Richard W. J. Carrington and Jonathan C Miles},
  journal={Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={303-9}
}
Due to an increasing lifespan, patients with osteogenesis imperfecta have a high incidence of hip osteoarthritis. The presence of recurrent fractures and deformities make primary and particularly revision total hip arthroplasty challenging. We present a series of patients with osteogenesis imperfecta undergoing total hip arthroplasty at a tertiary referral centre with a median follow-up of 7.6 years (4 to 35 years). There were four primary total hip arthroplasties and eight revision total hip… CONTINUE READING

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