The role of aspiration and contrast-enhanced arthrography in evaluating the uncemented hip arthroplasty.

@article{Cheung1997TheRO,
  title={The role of aspiration and contrast-enhanced arthrography in evaluating the uncemented hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Arnold Cheung and Paul F. Lachiewicz and Jordan B. Renner},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1997},
  volume={168 5},
  pages={1305-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the value of aspiration and contrast-enhanced arthrography in evaluating uncemented total hip arthroplasty components. A retrospective study was performed to determine the sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy of these procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Preoperative aspiration of the hip joint and contrast-enhanced arthrography were performed by a skeletal radiologist in 33 hips with uncemented components before exploration or revision. In… CONTINUE READING

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