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Metha & Nanos short-stemmed prostheses similar bone remodelling & migration following THA

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January 2016

Metha & Nanos short-stemmed prostheses similar bone remodelling & migration following THA

Vol: 5| Issue: 1| Number:5| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

A prospective randomized radiographic and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometric study of migration and bone remodeling after implantation of two modern short-stemmed femoral prostheses

J Orthop Traumatol. 2015 Sep;16(3):237-43.

Contributing Authors:
V Brinkmann F Radetzki KS Delank D Wohlrab A Zeh

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Synopsis

Fifty patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty, due to severe hip osteoarthritis, were randomized to receive either Metha or Nanos short-stemmed femoral implant. Radiographic and clinical outcomes were evaluated and compared for the two prosthetic designs up to 1 year postoperatively. The results indicated that both prosthesis types showed significant longitudinal migration within the first 3 mo...

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