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ACE Report #6639
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The effect of a collar and surface finish on cemented femoral stems in THA patients


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

The effect of a collar and surface finish on cemented femoral stems: a prospective randomised trial of four stem designs

Int Orthop. 2014 Jun;38(6):1131-7

Contributing Authors: J Hutt A Hazlerigg A Aneel G Epie H Dabis R Twyman A Cobb

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Synopsis

163 patients, between the ages of 60 and 80 years, who had been diagnosed with primary osteoarthritis, and who were scheduled to undergo THA were included in this randomized trial. Patients were randomly assigned into 1 of 4 groups to determine the effect of collared/collarless stems with various surface area alterations on implant survivorship rates and subsidence. Patients received cemented femo...

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