Short Stem vs Conventional Femoral Stem in THA for Patients with Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head
Comparative Analysis between Short Stem and Conventional Femoral Stem in Patients with Osteonecrosis of Femoral Head: Metha Stem and Excia StemOrthop Surg. 2020 Jun; 12(3): 819–826.
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Seventy-five patients with osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) scheduled for a total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomized to receive a short femoral stem or a conventional femoral stem. Outcomes of interest included the Harris Hip Score (HHS), Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), incidence of adverse events, and radiological outcomes (e.g. femoral stem position, offset analysis, heterotrophic o...
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