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Thirty-two noninfected total hip arthroplasties revised due to stem loosening.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6641054     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thirty-two total hip arthroplasties with radiographic signs of loosening were revised due to pain. Infected hips were excluded from the study on the basis of clinical, radiographic, and laboratory findings. In spite of increased operating time and blood loss, early complications were rare. In most patients the result of revision was a pain-free hip with good function. However, in seven patients (22%) results were rated failures, and six of these patients required rerevision. Only one underwent a Girdlestone resection.
A S Carlsson; C F Gentz; H O Lindberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical orthopaedics and related research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0009-921X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.     Publication Date:  1983 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-01-26     Completed Date:  1984-01-26     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:  196-203     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Follow-Up Studies
Hip Joint / radiography
Hip Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / radiography,  surgery*
Surgical Wound Infection

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