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Modern Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

J Am Acad Orthop Surg June 2012 vol. 20 no. 6 Kevin J. Bozic, MD Abstract This Technology Overview was prepared using systematic review methodology and summarizes the findings of studies published as of July 15, 2011, on modern metal-on-metal hip implants. Analyses conducted on outcomes by two joint registries …

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Modularity of the Femoral Component in Total Hip Arthroplasty

J Am Acad Orthop Surg April 2012 Anand Srinivasan Abstract Modular femoral components have been developed to aid in recreating native femoral version, limb length, and offset in total hip arthroplasty. Use of modular implants results in cost savings, as well. Inventory can be reduced while allowing intraoperative flexibility and …

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Total Hip Arthroplasty in the Ankylosed Hip

Megan A. Swanson, JAAOS December 2011;19 (12) Abstract Altered biomechanics secondary to hip ankylosis often result in degeneration of the lumbar spine, ipsilateral knee, and contralateral hip and knee. Symptoms in these joints may be reduced with conversion total hip arthroplasty (THA) of the ankylosed hip. THA in the ankylosed …

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Abductor Tendon Tears of the Hip: Evaluation and Management

J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 19, No 7, July 2011 Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, and the Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, and Chapel Hill Orthopedics Surgery & Sports Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC. The gluteus medius and minimus …

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A Review of Squeaking Hips

J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 6, June 2010 William L. Walter, MBBS, FRACS, PhD, Eric Yeung, FRCS (Tr+Orth) and Christina Esposito, BSc The incidence of squeaking in hip replacement varies for ceramic-on-ceramic and metal-on-metal bearings, and the implications are not fully understood. Contributing factors may include component …

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Modern Metal-on-metal Hip Resurfacing

J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 5 Brian McGrory, MD, Robert Barrack, MD, Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD, Thomas P. Schmalzried, MD, Adolph J. Yates, Jr, MD, William C. Watters, III, MD, Charles M. Turkelson, PhD, Janet L. Wies, MPH and Justin St. Andre, MA For this technology overview, …

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Hip Dislocation: Evaluation and Management

J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 4, April 2010 David M. Foulk, MD and Brian H. Mullis, MD A simple hip dislocation is one without fracture of the proximal femur or acetabulum. Complex fracture-dislocations involve the acetabulum, femoral head, or femoral neck. The incidence of posttraumatic arthritis is …

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