Proximal placement of the acetabular component in total hip arthroplasty. A long-term follow-up study.

@article{Russotti1991ProximalPO,
  title={Proximal placement of the acetabular component in total hip arthroplasty. A long-term follow-up study.},
  author={G M Russotti and William H. Harris},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1991},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={587-92}
}
A retrospective review was undertaken of thirty-seven hips (thirty-four patients) that had had a complex cemented total hip arthroplasty. In these hips, circumstances had necessitated that the center of the hip be placed farther proximally, as measured from the interteardrop line, than the anatomical position that is normally used. The mean duration of clinical and roentgenographic follow-up was eleven years (range, seven to seventeen years), and the mean age of the patients was fifty-one years… CONTINUE READING
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