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Metal-on-metal hybrid hip resurfacing : Development and current state

NULL Orthopade. 2008 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print] Hoberg M, Le Duff MJ, Amstutz HC. [Article in German] Worldwide the employment of surface replacements using metal-on-metal components as an option, particularly for the young and active patient, has gained broad acceptance. Part of the attraction for hip resurfacing is …

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Neurologic injuries after total hip arthroplasty

NULL Am J Orthop. 2008 Apr;37(4):191-7. Brown GD, Swanson EA, Nercessian OA. Neurologic injuries are a potentially devastating complication of total hip arthroplasty (THA). Review of the literature reveals that these injuries are uncommon. The reported incidence ranges from 0.08% to 7.6%. The incidence in primary THA ranges from 0.09% …

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Revision surgery of hip resurfacing

NULL Orthopade. 2008 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]. Article in German Günther KP, Witzleb WC, Stiehler M, Kirschner S. Early results of contemporary hip resurfacing are encouraging and consequently an increasing number of this procedure has been performed worldwide. A theoretical advantage of hip resurfacing is that failed components …

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Isolated Acetabular Liner Exchange

NULL J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 16, No 5, May 2008, 243-246. Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr,, FACS and Keith R. Berend, During the past two decades, most total hip arthroplasties were performed with metal or ceramic heads on conventional polyethylene, an articulation associated with wear and limited life expectancy. …

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Clavo retrógado para las fracturas femorales distales en ancianos. (I)

«Clavo retrógado para las fracturas femorales distales en ancianos: Alto nivel de fallo del tornillo condilar y tuerca.» S.K. Singha, K.A El-Gendya, C. Chikkamuniyappaa and S. Houshian, a, aDepartment of Orthopaedics, University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham High Street, SE13 6LH, London, UK Summary Displaced distal femoral fractures in elderly patients benefit …

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