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The mechanical effect of the existing cement mantle on the in-cement femoral revision.
Keeling, Parnell; Lennon, Alexander B; Kenny, Patrick J; O'Reilly, Peter; Prendergast, Patrick J
Cement-in-cement revision hip arthroplasty is an increasingly popular technique to replace a loose femoral stem which retains much of the original cement mantle. However, some concern exists regarding the retention of the existing fatigued and aged cement in such cement-in-cement revisions. This study investigates whether leaving an existing fatigued and aged cement mantle degrades the mechanical performance of a cement-in-cement revision construct.
Keyword(s): SURGERY; MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
Publication Date:
2012
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Contributor(s): Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin 11, Ireland. parnellkeeling@gmail.com
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): Clinical biomechanics
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