Immediate and partial weight bearing lead to similar outcomes after THA
The effects of different weight-bearing regimes on press-fit cup stability: a randomised study with five years of follow-up using radiostereometryInt Orthop. 2012 Apr;36(4):735-40. Epub 2011 Dec 7
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30 adult patients with unilateral osteoarthritis of the hip, who received a press fit cup, were randomized to full weight bearing or partial weight bearing for three months. The results from five year follow-up indicated that there were no significant differences between the two groups in regards to micromotion, as assessed with radiostereometry. Importantly, no adverse effects were found at a 5 y...
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