Total hip arthroplasty for the treatment of ankylosed hips : a five to twenty-one-year follow-up study.

@article{Hamadouche2001TotalHA,
  title={Total hip arthroplasty for the treatment of ankylosed hips : a five to twenty-one-year follow-up study.},
  author={M. Hamadouche and Luc Kerboull and Alain Meunier and Jean Pierre Courpied and Marcel Kerboull},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2001},
  volume={83-A 7},
  pages={992-8}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present retrospective study was to report the long-term results of total hip arthroplasty following a hip fusion. Special attention was paid to the resulting function of both the involved joint and the neighboring joints, as pain in the lower back or knee was the usual indication for conversion. The factors that were likely to influence the functional outcome were analyzed. METHODS Forty-five consecutive total hip arthroplasties were performed in forty-five… CONTINUE READING

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