Revision of the acetabular component without cement after total hip arthroplasty. Three to six-year follow-up.

One hundred and thirty-eight consecutive revisions of an acetabular component were performed in 132 patients between 1983 and 1986. The revision prosthesis was a hemispherical component that was coated with porous titanium mesh and was secured to the pelvis with a variable number of screws. There were seventy-five women and fifty-seven men, and the mean age… CONTINUE READING