Revision of failed total hip arthroplasty acetabular cups to porous tantalum components: a 5-year follow-up study.

@article{FernndezFairn2010RevisionOF,
  title={Revision of failed total hip arthroplasty acetabular cups to porous tantalum components: a 5-year follow-up study.},
  author={Mariano Fern{\'a}ndez-Fair{\'e}n and Agust{\'i}n Coletes Blanco and Antonio Mero{\~n}o and Antonio Murcia and Jorge Ballester},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={865-72}
}
We reviewed 263 consecutive patients with failed acetabular components after total hip arthroplasty that were revised using porous tantalum acetabular components and augments when necessary. The mean follow-up was 73.6 months (range, 60-84 months). The improvement of mean Harris hip score, Western Ontario and McMaster Osteoarthritis Index, and University of California Los Angeles activity scales were statistically significant (P < .001). Subjective assessments showed that 87.3% of patients… CONTINUE READING

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