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Evaluation of the learning curve associated with uncemented primary porous-coated anatomic total hip arthroplasty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1516304     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The results of the first and second groups of 50 consecutive primary, uncemented porous-coated anatomic arthroplasties were analyzed to evaluate the learning curve associated with the procedure. Femoral fit, acetabular cup angle, femoral fracture rate, minimum two-year clinical hip ratings, and clinical symptoms were compared between the two groups. Significant improvement in achieving better femoral canal filling with the prosthesis and lower acetabular cup angle placements was documented in the second 50 cases. Although a definite learning curve in mastering the technique of uncemented total hip arthroplasty was observed, thigh pain rate and clinical ratings were not improved after two years.
Authors:
J J Callaghan; R D Heekin; C G Savory; S H Dysart; W J Hopkinson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical orthopaedics and related research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0009-921X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.     Publication Date:  1992 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-10-06     Completed Date:  1992-10-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0075674     Medline TA:  Clin Orthop Relat Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  132-44     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Walter Reed Arm Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Femoral Fractures / radiography,  surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Hip Joint / radiography
Hip Prosthesis / methods*,  statistics & numerical data
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Orthopedics / education*
Osteoarthritis, Hip / radiography,  surgery
Osteonecrosis / radiography,  surgery
Prosthesis Design
Prosthesis Failure

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