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The Clayton total hip arthroplasty. A ten-year follow-up study.
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PMID:  1499199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Early success has been reported using a long-stem cemented femoral component in total hip arthroplasty (THA). The same patient group reported by the authors' institution at five years were reviewed again at ten years postarthroplasty. Certain trends can now be defined, including gradual deterioration in the Harris hip score, tendency toward failure of acetabular fixation (8.4% loosening rate requiring revision), and increased calcar resorption. Overall, the cemented femoral component has performed admirably, with a 97% success rate at ten-years' post-THA (3.1% revision rate). In this study, success was defined as arthroplasties that did not require revision. Ninety percent of observed patients were rated as good or excellent using the Harris hip score. The Clayton femoral component provides excellent durability by virtue of design.
K Papenfus; M L Clayton; D A Dennis; T L Stringer; E A Stringer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical orthopaedics and related research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0009-921X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.     Publication Date:  1992 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-09-14     Completed Date:  1992-09-14     Revised Date:  2005-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0075674     Medline TA:  Clin Orthop Relat Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Denver Orthopedic Clinic, Colorado 80205.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Bone Cements
Follow-Up Studies
Hip Joint / physiopathology,  radiography
Hip Prosthesis*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / radiography
Prosthesis Design
Prosthesis Failure
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bone Cements

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