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Clinical and radiological outcome of stemmed hip replacement after revision from metal-on-metal resurfacing.
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PMID:  19880889     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the outcome of total hip replacement in 29 failed metal-on-metal resurfacing hip replacements in which the primary surgery was performed between August 1995 and February 2005. The mean length of follow-up was five years (1.7 to 11.7). Of the 29 hip resurfacings, 19 acetabular components and all the femoral components were revised (28 uncemented stems and one cemented stem). There were no deaths and none of the patients was lost to follow-up. None of the hips underwent any further revision. The results of the revision resurfacing group were compared with those of a control group of age-matched patients. In the latter group there were 236 primary total hip replacements and 523 resurfacings performed during the same period by the same surgeons. The outcome of the revision resurfacing group was comparable with that of the stemmed primary hip replacement group but was less good than that of the primary hip resurfacing group. Long-term follow-up is advocated to monitor the outcome of these cases.
V K Eswaramoorthy; L C Biant; R E Field
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Multicenter Study    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0301-620X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-02     Completed Date:  2009-12-02     Revised Date:  2010-11-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375355     Medline TA:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1454-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Research & Education South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre, Dorking Road, Epsom, Surrey KT18 7EG, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip / methods*
Follow-Up Studies
Hip Joint / radiography
Hip Prosthesis*
Middle Aged
Prosthesis Design
Reoperation / methods
Surface Properties
Treatment Outcome
Young Adult
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