Study of hip joint dislocation after total hip arthroplasty

  title={Study of hip joint dislocation after total hip arthroplasty},
  author={Toshinori Masaoka and Kengo Yamamoto and Takaaki Shishido and Yoichi Katori and Tatsuro Mizoue and Hideo Shirasu and Daisuke Nunoda},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
The present study was undertaken to identify the factors responsible for hip joint dislocation after total hip arthroplasty, laying emphasis on analysis of the background variables of the patients. Of the 317 hips included in the study, ten (3.2%) dislocated. Only the anteversion angle of the cup differed significantly between the dislocation group and the dislocation-free group. The safe zone of the anteversion angle seems to be between 20 and 30 degrees. but it is also essential to set the… CONTINUE READING