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Resurfacing and uncemented arthroplasty for young hip arthritis: functional outcomes at 5 years.
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PMID:  19876877     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The management of osteoarthritis of the hip in young active patients is challenging. We compared the functional outcomes and activity levels following hip resurfacing and uncemented THA in young active patients matched for age, gender and activity levels. Mean follow-up period was five years (4-7 years). Within each group there was a statistically significant improvement in the mean University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and Oxford Hip Score (OHS) scores following surgery. This study found no statistically significant difference in the levels of function (p= 0.82) or activity pursued (p= 0.60) after surgery between uncemented THA and hip resurfacing. The potential complications unique to hip resurfacing may be avoided by the use of uncemented THA which in itself has longer follow-up compared to resurfacing.
Vijay V Killampalli; Rakesh K Kundra; Fouad Chaudhry; Majid Chowdhry; Noel E Fisher; Alexander D Reading
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1724-6067     ISO Abbreviation:  Hip Int     Publication Date:    2009 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-02     Completed Date:  2010-02-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200413     Medline TA:  Hip Int     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  234-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip / instrumentation,  methods*,  rehabilitation*
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Osteoarthritis, Hip / surgery*
Osteotomy / methods*
Prosthesis Design*
Recovery of Function*

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