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Gösta Ullmark

Introduction Dislocation after total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a difficult problem for the patient, the treating surgeon, and is associated with a considerable extra cost for the health care system. 1 The true prevalence of post

Georgios Tsikandylakis, Maziar Mohaddes, Peter Cnudde, Antti Eskelinen, Johan Kärrholm, and Ola Rolfson

Introduction Total hip arthroplasty (THA) currently comprises a variety of head sizes and bearing types. The size of femoral head used in THA gradually increased from 22 mm in the 1960s to 28 mm in the 1990s, and thereafter to 32 mm in the mid

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

Babar Kayani, Sujith Konan, Atif Ayuob, Salamah Ayyad, and Fares S. Haddad

Introduction The surgical treatment of symptomatic end-stage hip osteoarthritis has evolved over the last three hundred years from rudimentary excision surgery to modern robotic total hip arthroplasty (THA). 1 Prior to the advent of

Stig Storgaard Jakobsen, Søren Overgaard, Kjeld Søballe, Ole Ovesen, Bjarne Mygind-Klavsen, Christian Andreas Dippmann, Michael Ulrich Jensen, Jens Stürup, and Jens Retpen

the posterior column (Ninomiya and Tagawa, and Ganz et al) are now used in Europe, North America and Asia. 7 , 8 The durability of total hip arthroplasty (THA) has increased significantly and has been followed by an extension of the indications

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

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