Tapered titanium cementless total hip replacements: a 10- to 13-year followup study.

@article{Bourne2001TaperedTC,
  title={Tapered titanium cementless total hip replacements: a 10- to 13-year followup study.},
  author={Robert B. Bourne and Cecil H. Rorabeck and James J Patterson and Jeff Guerin},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2001},
  volume={393},
  pages={112-20}
}
The 10- to-13 year performance of 307 Mallory Head cementless tapered total hip replacements in 283 patients was assessed. Eighty-five percent of patients had a diagnosis of osteoarthritis. Fifty-one percent of patients were women. The mean patient age was 64 +/- 10 years. The Hex Loc cementless acetabular component and titanium alloy femoral heads were used in each patient. At final followup, 37 (13%) patients died, 32 (10%) had revision surgery, and two (1%) were lost to followup. No femoral… CONTINUE READING