Two-stage revision arthroplasty of the hip for infection using an interim articulated Prostalac hip spacer: a 10- to 15-year follow-up study.

@article{Biring2009TwostageRA,
  title={Two-stage revision arthroplasty of the hip for infection using an interim articulated Prostalac hip spacer: a 10- to 15-year follow-up study.},
  author={G S Biring and Timothy Kostamo and Donald Garbuz and Bassam A. Masri and Clive P. Duncan},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2009},
  volume={91 11},
  pages={1431-7}
}
We report the outcome at ten to 15 years of two-stage revision for hip infection in 99 patients using the Prostalac articulated hip spacer system. All the patients were contacted to determine their current functional and infection status using the Oxford-12, Short form-12, and Western Ontario and McMaster University Osteoarthritis Index questionnaires. A total of 11 of the 99 patients had a further infection, of whom seven responded to repeat surgery with no further sequelae. The mean interval… CONTINUE READING
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