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ACE Report #3416
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Shorter Omnifit-HA 1090 stem results in more proximal fixation and increased pain levels


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

Comparison of two hydroxyapatite-coated femoral stems: clinical, functional, and bone densitometry evaluation of patients randomized to a regular or modified hydroxyapatite-coated stem aimed at proximal fixation.

J Arthroplasty. 2006 Apr;21(3):344-52

Contributing Authors: JC Sluimer NH Hoefnagels PJ Emans R Kuijer RG Geesink

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Synopsis

80 patients undergoing primary uncemented hip arthroplasty were randomized to receive surgery with the regular omnifit-HA 1017 hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated stem or the shorter omnifit-HA 1090 hydroxyapatite-coated stem. Over 24 months, the patients that received the shorter stem demonstrated increased proximal fixation compared to the regular stem patients. However, patients that received the short ...

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