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ACE Report #10563
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Reduced two-year subsidence with short- versus conventional femoral stem in total hip arthroplasty


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Primary stability of a short bone-conserving femoral stem

Bone Joint J. 2018 Sep;100-B(9):1148-1156. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.100B9.BJJ-2017-1403.R1

Contributing Authors: S Glyn-Jones A Taylor JA Broomfield B Kendrick TT Malak AJ Palmer RJ Ferguson D Whitwell

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Synopsis

53 patients scheduled for cementless total hip arthroplasty were randomized to either a short- or conventional-length femoral stem. Patients were followed-up for femoral stem migration, periprosthetic bone mineral density, clinical outcome on the Oxford Hip Score, and incidence of revision over the first 2 years after surgery. Results demonstrated significantly reduced stem subsidence in the shor...

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