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Osteolysis with a cementless second generation metal-on-metal cup in total hip replacement.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18985349     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study examined the long-term results of a metal-on-metal total hip replacement with a Metasul-lined cup. Twenty-nine total hip arthroplasties were performed in 27 young patients (mean age 49 years). Twenty-two patients (23 hips) were available for clinical and radiographic analysis after a mean duration of 99 months. Mean preoperative Harris hip score of 60 improved to 93 at most recent follow-up. One patient required revision of his cup for periacetabular osteolysis. Radiographic analysis showed osteolysis in another four hips. The high rate of osteolysis found in this series has not previously been reported with this type of implant. The length of follow-up in this series is greater than other reports in the literature and may explain this difference.
Ian Holloway; William L Walter; Bernie Zicat; William K Walter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-11-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  International orthopaedics     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1432-5195     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Orthop     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-26     Completed Date:  2010-03-02     Revised Date:  2013-06-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705431     Medline TA:  Int Orthop     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1537-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Orthopaedic Department, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip / adverse effects,  instrumentation*,  methods*
Follow-Up Studies
Hip Joint / pathology,  radiography,  surgery
Hip Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Longitudinal Studies
Middle Aged
Osteolysis / epidemiology*
Risk Factors
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