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Total hip replacement: implant fixation

David H. Sochart

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.007004

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Total hip replacement: implant fixation

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Cemented fixation in total hip replacement set the standard and has stood the test of time

Improved generations of cementing technique have led to improved results

The long term results of uncemented implants have improved with better designs and materials

The most important determinant of the outcome and longevity of the implant is the quality and accuracy of the initial implantation

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Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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