Comparison of cemented versus uncemented acetabular component positioning using an imageless navigation system
Chawda, Mayur, Hucker, Peter, Whitehouse, Sarah L., Crawford, Ross W., English, Hugh, & Donnelly, William J. (2008) Comparison of cemented versus uncemented acetabular component positioning using an imageless navigation system. Journal of Arthroplasty, 24(8), pp. 1170-1173.
Hip Navigation was used as an assessment tool to compare ability to reproduce trial and definitive acetabular placement in total hip replacement, using cemented and uncemented components. We demonstrated a significant difference in reproducibility between components. Four of 20 (20%) uncemented cups deviated from the target inclination by 5 degrees or more compared to none of 21 in the cemented group (p=0.048). Seven of the 20 (35%) of the uncemented cups deviated from the target version by 5 degrees or more compared to none of 21 in the cemented group (p=0.003). This may explain higher rates of revision for dislocation with uncemented components. There was also a significant difference between the groups with regard to deviation from planned leg length (p<0.001).
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Total hip replacement, navigation, cemented uncemented acetabular components|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Orthopaedics (110314)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Elsevier|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||03 Oct 2008 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:49|
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