Preservation of bone mineral density: Comparison between Hip Resurfacing and THR
Changes in bone mineral density in the proximal femur after hip resurfacing and uncemented total hip replacement: A prospective randomised controlled studyJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Nov;92(11):1509-14.
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75 patients who required primary hip replacement were randomized to receive either a hip resurfacing arthroplasty or a total hip replacement. The results of the study indicated that the mean bone mineral density in the calcar region increased after one year beyond the baseline levels in the hip resurfacing group, whereas there was a significant decrease in the bone mineral density in the THR group...
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