Total hip arthroplasty after previous transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy for femoral head osteonecrosis.

@article{Lee2009TotalHA,
  title={Total hip arthroplasty after previous transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy for femoral head osteonecrosis.},
  author={Young Kyun Lee and Yong Chan Ha and Ki-Choul Kim and Jeong Joon Yoo and Kyung Hoi Koo},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={1205-9}
}
We compared the perioperative morbidity, position of the implants, implant stability, and clinical results of 14 conversion total hip arthroplasties after previous transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy with those of a matched control group of 28 primary total hip arthroplasties. The operation time was prolonged, perioperative blood loss increased, and the risk of stem or cup malposition was increased in the conversion group. However, there were no significant differences in the… CONTINUE READING