Posterolateral Approach to the Hip

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CASE STUDY A 42-year-old man presented with bilateral hip pain 1 year after undergoing staged, bilateral total hip arthroplasties (THAs). The patient had his right hip replaced first, with good…

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Recommended Acetabular Reconstruction Options

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Algorithm Treatment algorithm for acetabular revision proposed by Paprosky. Introduction Numerous steps and technical issues are involved in performing an acetabular revision. Success depends on intimate contact between the implant…

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Direct Lateral Approach to the Hip

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Chapter Preview Chapter Synopsis The direct lateral or transgluteal approach for total hip arthroplasty (THA) is used by clinicians worldwide. Clinical outcomes and potential complications are similar to those for…

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Surgical Techniques: Socket Removal

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Introduction Removing a solidly fixed, cemented or cementless acetabular component with minimal bone loss while avoiding further structural damage to the pelvis can be technically challenging as well as time…

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Acetabular Bone Loss Classification

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Introduction The demand for primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) is expected to increase during the next few decades, ensuring a concomitant increase in revision THAs. Revisions are projected to increase…

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Femoral Component Removal

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Chapter Preview Chapter Synopsis In this chapter, we review the indications and techniques for successful removal of the femoral components in revision total hip arthroplasty. Important Points • Before femoral…

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Femoral Bone Loss Classification

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Chapter Preview Chapter Synopsis This chapter reviews classification systems for femoral bone loss in total hip arthroplasty. Important Points • Preoperative radiographic evaluation of bone loss helps to evaluate intraoperative…

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