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Vol:36 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13576
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Hip Resurfacing vs Large Diameter Head THA in Patients with Degenerative Hip Joint Disease

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OrthoEvidence. Hip Resurfacing vs Large Diameter Head THA in Patients with Degenerative Hip Joint Disease. ACE Report. 2021;36(1):1. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Despite higher revision rate, MoM large-head THA offers better clinical scores than HR: 14-year results from a randomized controlled trial involving 48 patients

Randomized Controlled Trial BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2021 Apr 30.

Contributing Authors:
L Kostretzis M Lavigne MO Kiss M Shahin J Barry PA Vendittoli

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Forty-eight patients with degenerative hip joint disease were randomized to a large diameter head total hip arthroplasty (THA) with a metal-on-metal implant (n=24) or hip resurfacing (HR) with a metal-on-metal implant (n=24). Outcomes of interest included the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) Osteoarthritis Index, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) activity scale, For...

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