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Combined Acetabulum and Pelvic Ring Injuries

Última actualización 8/05/14Jason J. Halvorson J Am Acad Orthop Surg. May 2014 vol. 22 no. 5 Abstract Combined fractures of the acetabulum and pelvic ring are more common than previously believed, with an incidence as high as 15.7%. Recent series that include combined injuries indicate that the incidence of lateral …

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Comprehensive Approach to the Evaluation of Groin Pain

Última actualización 30/09/13Juan C. Suarez J Am Acad Orthop SurgSeptember 2013vol. 21 no. 9 Abstract Groin pain is often related to hip pathology. As a result, groin pain is a clinical complaint encountered by orthopaedic surgeons. Approximately one in four persons will develop symptomatic hip arthritis before age 85 years. …

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Pelvic Fractures: Part 1. Evaluation, Classification, and Resuscitation

Última actualización 10/11/15Joshua R. Langford, J Am Acad Orthop Surg. Vol 21 Nº 8 August 2013 Pelvic fractures range in severity from low-energy, generally benign lateral compression injuries to life-threatening, unstable fracture patterns. Initial management of severe pelvic fractures should follow Advanced Trauma Life Support protocols. Initial reduction of pelvic …

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Radiographic Methods of Wear Analysis in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Última actualización 17/12/12Luthfur Rahman Abstract Polyethylene wear is an important factor in failure of total hip arthroplasty (THA). With increasing numbers of THAs being performed worldwide, particularly in younger patients, the burden of failure and revision arthroplasty is increasing, as well, along with associated costs and workload. Various radiographic methods …

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Modern Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Última actualización 25/06/12J 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 …

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Modularity of the Femoral Component in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Última actualización 10/04/12J 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 …

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