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Acetabular revision with morsellized allograft and the Harris Galante porous cup. Two to ten year results

Hubble, Matthew J. , Eldridge, Jonathan D. E., Lee, Maureen B., Whitehouse, Sarah L., Smith, Evert J., & Learmonth, Ian D. (2000) Acetabular revision with morsellized allograft and the Harris Galante porous cup. Two to ten year results. Hip International, 10(1), pp. 43-48.

Abstract

Sixty eight cementless acetabular revision were performed using impacted morsellized bone graft and the Harris Galante 1 porous coated component (HGP 1). Acetabular defects were graded according to the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons classification. Twenty nine (43%) were contained (Type 2 cavitatory) and thirty nine (57%) uncontained (Types 1 or 3 - segemntal or combined) defects. The patients were followed prospectively for a mean of five years (range 2 to 10 years). Radiological evidence of graft remodelling was seen in 22 hips. Progressive radiolucent lines were present in 8 cases (12%). Two screws broke. There were 2 cases of deep infection. Radiological failure, with a change in cup angle of greater than 5 degress or migration of greater than 5 mm, was seen in 6 cases (9%). All 6 had uncontained defects (segmental or combined). Gratifying medium term results have been obtained after reconstruction of contained acetabular defects using impacted morsellized bone graft and the cementless HGP 1 cup. Inadequate graft support in uncontained defects resulted in 6 cases of failure.

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ID Code: 5607
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: s.whitehouse@qut.edu.au
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ISSN: 1724-6067
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
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2000 Wichtig Editore
Deposited On: 30 Nov 2006
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 00:48

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