Subsidence of a cementless femoral component influenced by body weight and body mass index

@article{Stihsen2011SubsidenceOA,
  title={Subsidence of a cementless femoral component influenced by body weight and body mass index},
  author={Christoph Stihsen and Roman Radl and Armin Keshmiri and Peter H. Rehak and Reinhard Windhager},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2011},
  volume={36},
  pages={941-947}
}
This trial was designed to evaluate the impact of physical characteristics such as body mass index, body weight and height on distal stem migration of a cementless femoral component, as the influence of obesity on the outcome of THA is still debated in literature and conflicting results have been found. In this retrospective cohort study, migration patterns for 102 implants were analysed using the Einzel-Bild-Roentgen-Analyse (EBRA-FCA, femoral component analysis). In all cases the Vision 2000… CONTINUE READING

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