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Martin Krismer

Introduction In April 2016 I performed a total hip arthroplasty (THA) in one of my former rock climbing partners. Four months later, this patient had a severe climbing accident. A hold broke, and he fell headlong downwards. Fortunately, after

Kavin Sundaram, Ahmed Siddiqi, Atul F. Kamath, and Carlos A. Higuera-Rueda

total hip arthroplasty (THA). This review focuses on variations in surgical technique, osteotomy fixation principles, and technical factors affecting successful performance of these techniques in revision hip arthroplasty. Indications All

Luigi Zagra and Enrico Gallazzi

Introduction Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is widely considered to be one of the most successful surgical procedures in orthopaedics. It is associated with high satisfaction rates and significant improvement in quality of life following surgery

Jurek Rafal Tomasz Pietrzak, Zia Maharaj, Lipalo Mokete, and Nkhodiseni Sikhauli

Introduction The prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) is increasing worldwide. HIV is a pandemic affecting over 35 million adults (prevalence 0.8%). 1 The European Centre for

Theofilos Karachalios, George Komnos, and Antonios Koutalos

Introduction Since its introduction in the 1960s, total hip arthroplasty (THA) has proved to be an excellent and reliable treatment procedure for the end stages of hip pathology, with satisfactory clinical outcomes at 15- to 20-year follow

William G. Blakeney, Jean-Alain Epinette, and Pascal-André Vendittoli

should be supra-hemispheric (as shown in b), to ensure an optimal retention of the liner inside the metallic shell. Hip instability remains the major challenge after total hip arthroplasty (THA) Hip instability after THA has become a major

Rory Cuthbert, James Wong, Philip Mitchell, and Parag Kumar Jaiswal

Introduction Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is one of the most successful surgical procedures – reducing pain and providing functional improvement to enhance patients’ quality of life. As healthcare continues to evolve and life expectancy rises

Giuseppe Solarino, Giovanni Vicenti, Massimiliano Carrozzo, Guglielmo Ottaviani, Biagio Moretti, and Luigi Zagra

Introduction Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a beneficial surgical procedure that relieves pain, restores hip function, and improves quality of life in most patients with end-stage hip osteoarthritis or other hip diseases. 1 However, the

Alessandro Colombi, Daniele Schena, and Claudio Carlo Castelli

innovative techniques that allow a more accurate and consistent surgical planning. The target of our review is to refresh the historical principles of total hip arthroplasty planning and then to describe whether and how technology may improve templating

David Lin, Alexander Charalambous, and Sammy A. Hanna

the joints. 3 When painful degenerative changes occur in the hip, total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been shown to alleviate pain and improve function in AS patients. 4 Total hip arthroplasty in AS patients is a challenging procedure owing to