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Early results of 827 trabecular metal revision shells in acetabular revision.
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PMID:  20932708     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We evaluated the survival of 827 acetabular revisions with Trabecular Metal Revision Shell using data from a nationwide arthroplasty register. The mean age of the patients was 69.1 years. The 3-year overall survivorship was 92% (95% confidence interval, 88-95), which coincides with earlier reports. Revision rate for aseptic loosening was only 2%. The most common reason for revision was dislocation of the prosthesis with or without malposition of the socket (60%). Age was found to have significant effect on cup survivorship: each additional year in age decreased the risk of revision by 2.4% (95 % confidence interval, 0.1-4.7; P = .044). We found no differences in survival rates between aseptic and septic revisions. Furthermore, sex, diagnosis, and hospital volume did not affect the survival.
Eerik T Skyttä; Antti Eskelinen; Pekka O Paavolainen; Ville M Remes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-06
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    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  342-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
COXA Hospital for Joint Replacement, Tampere, Finland; Department of Orthopaedics, Tampere University Hospital, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Tampere, Finland; Rheumatism Foundation Hospital, Pikijärventie 1, Heinola, Finland.
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