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Hip replacement: landmark surgery in modern medical history.

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Total hip replacement (THR) is most often performed to treat end-stage symptomatic osteoarthritis. Patients typically present with increasing pain, restricted mobility and stiffness. In this procedure, the femoral head and part of the femoral neck are excised. The acetabulum is enlarged and an acetabular cup is inserted. The femoral head is replaced by a femoral component, the stem of which is inserted into the medullary canal of the femur. The components can be either cemented in place or pr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.maturitas.2013.04.011

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Maturitas Journal website
Volume:
75
Issue:
3
Pages:
221-226
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1873-4111
ISSN:
0378-5122
URN:
uuid:5912ca44-c3ed-4994-ba68-a52b9b338f16
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399397
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pubs:399397

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