Superolateral bone grafting for acetabular deficiency in primary total hip replacement and revision.

Abstract

Dysplastic acetabula were augmented during total hip replacement by superolateral autografts. In cases of primary arthroplasty these were taken from the excised femoral head and in revision surgery from the iliac crest. Two or (usually) three small grafts were used to facilitate revascularisation; they were fixed with lag screws to the roughened iliac bone… (More)

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