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Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:51 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #276
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Cemented THA using a rim cutter provides superior radiographic fixation


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OrthoEvidence. Cemented THA using a rim cutter provides superior radiographic fixation. ACE Report. 2013;2(4):51. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/276

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

Does use of a rim cutter improve quality of cementation of the acetabular component of cemented exeter total hip arthroplasty

J Arthroplasty. 2009 Jan;24(1):71-6. Epub 2008 Apr 10

Contributing Authors: JL Conroy M Chawda R Kaushal SL Whitehouse RW Crawford H English

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Synopsis

40 patients scheduled for elective cemented total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomized to one of two fixation methods. The intervention group underwent cemented THA using a rim cutter to provide a shelf for the prosthetic flange. The control underwent cemented THA without the use of a rim cutter. The results from this trial indicated that the use of a rim cutter provided superior cement penetrat...

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