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ACE Report #7835
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Migration and clinical outcome of short- vs standard-length femoral stem in cementless THA


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

A randomised trial comparing a short and a standard-length metaphyseal engaging cementless femoral stem using radiostereometric analysis

Bone Joint J. 2015 May;97-B(5):595-602.

Contributing Authors: RW McCalden A Korczak L Somerville X Yuan DD Naudie

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Synopsis

43 patients were randomized to receive either a short metaphyseal femoral stem (SMF; Smith & Nephew) or a standard-length femoral stem (Synergy; Smith & Nephew) in cementless total hip arthroplasty. The goal of this study was to determine migration and clinical outcomes of the short-stem, in comparison to the established standard-length component. Results of this study indicated no significant dif...

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