Short stem in Charnley low-friction arthroplasty--a review of 100 cases.

@article{Stone1991ShortSI,
  title={Short stem in Charnley low-friction arthroplasty--a review of 100 cases.},
  author={Martin Stone and B Michael Wroblewski and Paul D Siney},
  journal={Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part H, Journal of engineering in medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={205 1},
  pages={45-7}
}
One hundred cases of the Charnley low-friction arthroplasties using shorter (75-110 mm) than standard length stems, both in primary and revision surgery were reviewed. The average follow up was five years and three months. Eleven had cortical thickening that could be attributed to the predicted increase in the stresses within the femoral cortex. There were… CONTINUE READING