Use of structural allografts in acetabular revision surgery.

@article{Orourke2004UseOS,
  title={Use of structural allografts in acetabular revision surgery.},
  author={Michael R O'rourke and Wayne G. Paprosky and Aaron Glen Rosenberg},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2004},
  volume={420},
  pages={113-21}
}
Bone loss is a challenging problem with complex acetabular revisions. With an adequate biologic and mechanical environment, uncemented hemispheric component reconstructions have provided long-term durable results for acetabular revisions. Decisions about reconstructive options can be made with the aid of a classification system that addresses the location and severity of bone loss as it relates to achieving the prerequisites for biologic fixation with a hemispheric component. Structural… CONTINUE READING

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