Results using Trabecular Metal™ augments in combination with acetabular impaction bone grafting in deficient acetabula

Gill, Kathryn, Wilson, Matthew, J., Whitehouse, Sarah, & Timperley, A. John (2013) Results using Trabecular Metal™ augments in combination with acetabular impaction bone grafting in deficient acetabula. Hip International, 23(6), pp. 522-528.

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Abstract

We examined whether the use of trabecular metal wedges to fill segmental defects is an effective method of socket reconstruction when used in combination with impaction grafting and implantation of a cemented socket. Fifteen hips in 14 patients underwent impaction grafting in combination with a TM wedge with a minimum of 2 years follow-up. All patients had their defects assessed using the Paprosky classification. Patients were reviewed with x-rays and migration of the implant was measured. Outcome scores were also collected. Mean follow-up was 39 months (25-83). The mean age at surgery was 67.8 (49-85) years. Seven of the patients had previously undergone impaction grafting with the use of a stainless steel rim mesh to constrain the graft. None of the patients had failed either clinically or radiologically.

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ID Code: 66897
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: revision, joint, cup, grafting, bone cement, hip
DOI: 10.5301/hipint.5000053
ISSN: 1120-7000
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Orthopaedics (110314)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Wichtig Editore Srl
Deposited On: 05 Feb 2014 00:26
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2014 00:03

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