Early full-weight bearing after THA does not increase risk of CLS stem loosening
Vol: 2| Issue: 7| Number:201| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
The Effect of Early Weight Bearing on Migration Pattern of the Uncemented CLS Stem in Total Hip ArthroplastyJ Arthroplasty. 2007 Dec;22(8):1122-9
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42 patients with osteoarthritis undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) involving a cementless system (CLS) stem were randomized postoperatively to one of two groups. The first group participated in early unrestricted weight bearing (UWB) in addition to intensive physiotherapy, while the second group underwent partial weight-bearing (PWB) in addition to self-training. The primary outcome was migra...
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