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J Arthroplasty. 1995 Oct;10(5):603-8.

Comparison of cemented and cementless total hip arthroplasty in patients with bilateral hip arthroplasties.

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Logan Square Rehabilitation Services, Healthcare Rehab Systems, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Abstract

A consecutive series of 36 patients underwent primary cemented total hip arthroplasty followed by primary cementless total hip arthroplasty of the contralateral hip. Clinical pain scores between the cementless and cemented hips were not different. Subjectively, patients either had no preference or preferred the cementless side. Comparison of results in the same patient eliminates variability introduced by differences in sex, weight, comorbidities, bone quality, and activity level. Control of these factors permits more meaningful comparison of the type of fixation.

PMID:
9273370
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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