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The Exeter universal cemented femoral component at 8 to 12 years. A study of the first 325 hips.
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PMID:  12002487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe our experience with the implantation of 325 Exeter Universal hips. The fate of every implant was known. The procedures were undertaken by surgeons of widely differing experience. At follow-up at 12 years, survivorship with revision of the femoral component for aseptic loosening as the endpoint was 100% (95% CI 98 to 100). Survivorship with revision of the acetabular component for aseptic loosening as the endpoint was 96.86% (95% CI 93.1 to 98.9) and that with any reoperation as the endpoint 91.74% (95% CI 87.7 to 95.8). No adverse features have emerged as a consequence of the modular connection between the head and neck of the implant.
H D W Williams; G Browne; G A Gie; R S M Ling; A J Timperley; N A Wendover
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0301-620X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Publication Date:  2002 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-10     Completed Date:  2002-05-21     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:  324-34     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre, Exeter, England, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip*
Follow-Up Studies
Hip Joint / radiography
Hip Prosthesis*
Middle Aged
Prosthesis Design
Prosthesis Failure*
Erratum In:
J Bone Joint Surg Br 2002 Sep;84(7):1091

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