Structural acetabular allograft in revision total hip arthroplasty.


Structural allografts are a surgical option only in cases of severe bone loss. Structural allografting techniques have been developed to fill large bony defects and can be used to provide structural support and reconstitute bone stock. Superior dome allografts are utilized when 50% or more of host bone is available for contact with the ingrowth cup. In… (More)


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@article{Paprosky2002StructuralAA, title={Structural acetabular allograft in revision total hip arthroplasty.}, author={Wayne G. Paprosky and Eric L Martin}, journal={American journal of orthopedics}, year={2002}, volume={31 8}, pages={481-4} }