Factors Affecting Aseptic Loosening of 4750 Total Hip Arthroplasties: Multivariate Survival Analysis

Barbara Bordini; Susanna Stea; Manuela De Clerico; Sergio Strazzari; Antonio Sasdelli; Aldo Toni


BMC Musculoskelet Disord 

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The only variable that affects survival and that can be modified by surgeon is the type of prosthesis: a lower cost is associated to a higher risk. Results concerning the risk associated with cemented components are partially in disagreement with studies performed in countries where cemented prostheses are used more often than uncemented ones.


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