Lower periprosthetic bone loss and good fixation of an ultrashort stem compared to a conventional stem in uncemented total hip arthroplasty

Source:  Acta Orthopaedica, 2015, 2 July [epub]

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Date of publication: July 2015

Publication type: Clinical trial

In a nutshell: This randomised controlled trial involved 51 patients with primary hip osteoarthritis. They were randomised to total hip arthroplasty with either an ultra-short stem or a conventional tapered stem.

Length of publication: 8 pages

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Acknowledgement: TRIP database


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