Unsatisfactory results after repeated revision of hip arthroplasty. 61 cases followed for 5 (1-10) years.

@article{Retpen1992UnsatisfactoryRA,
  title={Unsatisfactory results after repeated revision of hip arthroplasty. 61 cases followed for 5 (1-10) years.},
  author={Jens Blicher Retpen and J E Varmarken and Niels Dieter R{\"o}ck and Jan Skov Jensen},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1992},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={120-7}
}
61 cemented second revision total hip arthroplasties and 18 cemented third revision total hip arthroplasties were studied with emphasis on causes of failure, complications, risk of further revision, and clinical and radiographic results of surviving, not further revised patients. Aseptic loosening was the major reason for both second and third revisions followed by recurrent dislocations. Of 61 second revisions, 21 failed again. Postoperative dislocation was the major complication, encountered… CONTINUE READING

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