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Conversion of hip arthrodesis to total hip arthroplasty: survivorship and clinical outcome.
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PMID:  20346614     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
This study evaluated survivorship and clinical outcomes of patients undergoing conversion of a hip arthrodesis to a total hip arthroplasty (THA) and compared them to 2 patient cohorts: primary THA and first-time revision THA. Patients completed 5 standardized outcome questionnaires. The study cohort was compared to matched groups of primary THA and first-time revision THA patients. Twenty-six patients were identified, 2 deceased and 7 revised, leaving 17 patients available for review. A 10-year survivorship of 74.2% and complication rate of 54% were noted. All outcome scores were lower for the study cohort: clinically significant difference vs revision THA group and statistically significant difference vs primary THA group. Takedown arthrodesis patients experience poor clinical outcomes and high complication rates compared to primary and even revision THA.
Corey J Richards; Clive P Duncan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of arthroplasty     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1532-8406     ISO Abbreviation:  J Arthroplasty     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703515     Medline TA:  J Arthroplasty     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  409-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Adult Reconstruction, Department of Orthopaedics, Hull Hospital, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.
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