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Total hip replacement: implant fixation 

Total hip replacement: implant fixation
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Total hip replacement: implant fixation
Author(s):

David H. Sochart

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.007004
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date: 22 November 2019

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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