Uncemented total hip arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis diseases. A two- to six-year follow-up study.

@article{Cracchiolo1992UncementedTH,
  title={Uncemented total hip arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis diseases. A two- to six-year follow-up study.},
  author={Andrea Cracchiolo and R Severt and Julie Moreland},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1992},
  volume={277},
  pages={166-74}
}
Forty primary uncemented total hip arthroplasties (THAs) were performed in 34 patients with an average age of 41.2 years (range, 21-78 years). Four hips had one component placed with cement: three femoral, one acetabular. Diagnoses included rheumatoid arthritis (30 hips), juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (seven hips), and systemic lupus erythematosus (three hips). The follow-up period averaged 3.7 years (range, two to six years). Thirty-five percent of the patients were using corticosteroids… CONTINUE READING

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