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Early aseptic loosening in one design (3M-Capital) of cemented total hip replacement

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This is a retrospective study of one particular design of cemented hip (the 3M - Capital) used in Great Britain in the early 90's. The study included 224 primary THRs performed over a period of 5 years (average follow-up: 38.4 months) using either monobloc (31) or modular (193) stems the former made of stainless steel and the latter of titanium alloy. A high incidence of early loosening of the femoral component was noticed with both types of stem (12.5% definite loosening, 11.16% possible loo...

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Pandit, HG More by this author
Pradhan, NS More by this author
Journal:
HIP International
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
38-42
Publication date:
2000
ISSN:
1120-7000
URN:
uuid:3ebd90fa-0db7-40b1-9f95-72644e375bdd
Source identifiers:
109574
Local pid:
pubs:109574

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