OARSI 2016: No impact of screw fixation in THA for migration, wear & clinical outcomes
NO EFFECT OF ADDITIONAL SCREW FIXATION OF A CEMENTLESS, ALL-POLYETHYLENE PRESS-FIT SOCKET ON MIGRATION, WEAR AND CLINICAL OUTCOME: A 6.5 YEARS RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED RADIOSTEREOMETRIC ANALYSIS TRIAL
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27 patients with primary hip osteoarthritis (OA) were followed up after 6.5 years of receiving acetabular cup implants with either additional screw stabilization with two 4.0mm screws of variable length, or no additional screw stabilization. The purpose of this follow-up study was to determine the impact of additional screw fixation of a cementless, all-polyethylene press-fit socket, compared to a...
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