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Osteonecrosis in retrieved femoral heads after failed resurfacing arthroplasty of the hip.

Abstract:

We present the histological findings of bone retrieved from beneath the femoral components of failed metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasties. Of a total of 377 patients who underwent resurfacing arthroplasty, 13 required revision; for fracture of the femoral neck in eight, loosening of a component in three and for other reasons in two. None of these cases had shown histological evidence of osteonecrosis in the femoral bone at the time of the initial implantation. Bone from the remnant o...

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Little, CP More by this author
Harding, IJ More by this author
McLardy-Smith, P More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
87
Issue:
3
Pages:
320-323
Publication date:
2005-03-05
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ISSN:
0301-620X
URN:
uuid:9167e386-c82f-48dd-9853-1f7dd5e95a45
Source identifiers:
62476
Local pid:
pubs:62476

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