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ACE Report #6801
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Femoral offset of short and straight stem prostheses in total hip arthroplasty patients


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

Reproducibility of femoral offset following short stem and straight stem total hip arthroplasty

Orthopedics. 2014 Jul 1;37(7):e678-84

Contributing Authors: P von Roth C Perka HO Mayr B Preininger F Ziebula G Matziolis R Hube

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Synopsis

80 patients scheduled to undergo total hip arthroplasty were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 groups to determine if short stem prostheses resulted in femoral offsets comparable to those obtained with standard stem prostheses in patients undergoing a minimally invasive anterolateral approach. Patients either received a short stem (Fitmore; Zimmer, Warsaw, Indiana) or straight stem prosthesis (CLS; Zi...

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