The long term results of the original Exeter polished cemented femoral component : a follow-up report
Ling, Robin S.M., Charity, John, Lee, A.J. Clive, Whitehouse, Sarah L., Timperley, A. John, & Gie, Graham A. (2009) The long term results of the original Exeter polished cemented femoral component : a follow-up report. Journal of Arthroplasty, 24(4), pp. 511-517.
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We present a long-term follow-up report of the results of the original Exeter polished cemented stems inserted between November 1970 and the end of 1975 at our institution by surgeons of widely differing experience, utilising crude cementing techniques. The results of this series were reported in 1988  and again in 1993 . There have been no failures from aseptic femoral component loosening since the 1993 report. From the original series of 433 hips there were, at the end of 2003, 26 living patients with 33 hips. Of the latter, there were 25 hips in 20 patients with their original femoral components still in situ. 28 hips (6.46%) from the original series have been lost to follow-up, though none since 1992. With the end-point re-operation for aseptic stem loosening, the survivorship is 93.5% (95% CI: 90.0% to 97.0%).The re-operation rate for aseptic femoral component loosening is 3.23% into the 33rd year of follow-up.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||total hip replacement, Exeter polished stem, taper-slip, long-term survivorship, cement|
|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
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher|
|Deposited On:||27 May 2009 14:20|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:06|
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