Primary total hip arthroplasty with a second-generation cementless total hip prosthesis in patients younger than fifty years of age.

@article{Kim2003PrimaryTH,
  title={Primary total hip arthroplasty with a second-generation cementless total hip prosthesis in patients younger than fifty years of age.},
  author={Yong Han Kim and S H Oh and Jae-Sung Kim},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2003},
  volume={85-A 1},
  pages={109-14}
}
BACKGROUND The early experience with cementless total hip replacement led to design modifications to increase the initial press-fit and stability of the femoral component, to reduce the diameter of the femoral head, and to improve the acetabular component, including the locking mechanism of the shell and the quality of the polyethylene liner. We performed a prospective study to assess the results in young patients who had been followed for a minimum of eight years after treatment with a primary… CONTINUE READING

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