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ACE Report #9306
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

No significant difference in 10-yr outcomes between ultrashort & conventional stem in THA

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Ultrashort versus Conventional Anatomic Cementless Femoral Stems in the Same Patients Younger Than 55 Years

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Sep;474(9):2008-17

Contributing Authors: YH Kim JW Park JS Kim

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212 patients scheduled for bilateral simultaneous total hip arthroplasty had their hips randomized to two different femoral stems; one hip was treated using an ultrashort femoral stem, while the other hip was treated with a conventional femoral stem. Patients were followed-up for a mean of 11.8 years. Significant differences that were observed between groups included lower stress-shielding and gre...

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