Survival analysis of an uncemented ceramic acetabular component in total hip replacement

@article{Knahr1987SurvivalAO,
  title={Survival analysis of an uncemented ceramic acetabular component in total hip replacement},
  author={Karl Knahr and Maggie Boehler and Paul Frank and Hanns Plenk and Martin Salzer},
  journal={Archives of orthopaedic and traumatic surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={106},
  pages={297-300}
}
Follow-up examinations of 67 implants of cement-free ceramic sockets show the need for an exact definition of failure, to warrant comparable evaluations of results. Statistical survival analysis offers the possibility of presenting both the incidence of failures and the dates of their occurrence. If only revision surgery with removal of the socket is… CONTINUE READING