Revisions of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing: lessons learned and improved outcome.

  title={Revisions of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing: lessons learned and improved outcome.},
  author={Koen Aim{\`e} De Smet and Catherine Van Der Straeten and Maarten Van Orsouw and Rachid Doubi and Katrien Backers and George A Grammatopoulos},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={259-69, ix}
This retrospective, consecutive case series of a single surgeon performed between 2001 and 2010 assesses the outcome following revision of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasties (N = 113). Mean time to revision was 31 months (0-101) after primary hip resurfacing. Malpositioning of the components with associated wear-induced soft tissue fluid collections was the most frequent factor leading to failure of a hip resurfacing arthroplasty. The mid-term outcome of the revisions was… CONTINUE READING
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