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Richard Peter Almeida, Lipalo Mokete, Nkhodiseni Sikhauli, Allan Roy Sekeitto, and Jurek Pietrzak

Introduction Primary total joint arthroplasty (TJA), including total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA), are highly successful, reproducible surgical procedures. The demand for TJA is increasing globally, with projections

Patrick Butler, Josef Gorgis, Bjarke Viberg, and Søren Overgaard

Introduction Increasing numbers of patients each year are undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) due to osteoarthritis (OA). 1 , 2 The procedure requires reliable implants and the involvement of competent surgeons to minimize the risk of

Nanne Kort, Patrick Stirling, Peter Pilot, and Jacobus Hendrik Müller

Introduction In an attempt to improve accuracy and consistency of implant placement during total hip arthroplasty (THA), multiple navigation technologies have been introduced over the past three decades, 1 which can be broadly characterized

Pablo A. Slullitel, José I. Oñativia, Martin A. Buttaro, Marisa L. Sánchez, Fernando Comba, Gerardo Zanotti, and Francisco Piccaluga

Introduction Being the third most common cause of revision surgery following primary total hip arthroplasty (THA), peri-prosthetic joint infection (PJI) constitutes one of the most undesired complications, with a prevalence of 0.3% to 2

Mark D Kohn, Charles J Wolock, Isaac J Poulson, and Navin D Fernando

been shown to incur some of the highest costs of care as reflected by reimbursements during the 90-day global period ( 2 ). With projected annual rates of total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) expected to increase exponentially

Michael M. Morlock, Robert Hube, Georgi Wassilew, Felix Prange, Gerd Huber, and Carsten Perka

, allowing them to install or remove tool bits quick and easily, and is still used in contemporary machines. It had a relatively small angle of 2.9° resulting in a steep taper angle. 2 The Morse taper was introduced in Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) at the

Jean-Pierre St Mart, En Lin Goh, and Zameer Shah

Introduction Background Long-term outcomes and survivorship of total hip arthroplasty (THA) are dependent on the accurate restoration of hip biomechanics, which is achieved through optimal component positioning. 1 – 9 It is evident

Mattia Loppini and Guido Grappiolo

Introduction In many countries, such as in North America, Australia and the southern region of Europe, cementless fixation represents the most common technique used in total hip arthroplasty (THA). 1 , 2 Although some authors have

Didier Hannouche, Matthieu Zingg, Hermes Miozzari, Remy Nizard, and Anne Lübbeke

Introduction Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is the most successful procedure used to treat end-stage degenerative conditions of the hip. Over 156.6 THAs per 100 000 population are performed each year in Europe, and the demand for primary THA is

Alexis Nogier, Idriss Tourabaly, Sonia Ramos-Pascual, Jacobus H. Müller, Mo Saffarini, and Cyril Courtin

Introduction Primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a successful procedure and has demonstrated excellent mid- to long-term survival rates. 1 Off-the-shelf femoral stems have been the default choice due to considerations of cost and