Revision of aseptic loose total hip arthroplasties.

@article{Amstutz1982RevisionOA,
  title={Revision of aseptic loose total hip arthroplasties.},
  author={Harlan Cabot Amstutz and S N Ma and Riyaz H. Jinnah and Liu Mai},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1982},
  volume={170},
  pages={21-33}
}
Sixty-six patients were revised for aseptic loosening of their conventional hip arthroplasties; follow-up periods ranged from one to nine years. In comparing them with an overall conventional arthroplasty series, there was a higher failure rate with dysplasia and post-traumatic patients, and a lower incidence in osteoarthritic and rheumatoid patients. The average time to revision was four years. The patients were eight years younger than those in the overall UCLA conventional hip arthroplasty… CONTINUE READING

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