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  • Filippo Calanna
  • Luca GalaEmail author

Hip resurfacing arthroplasty


Hip resurfacing arthroplasty is a concept of hip replacement surgery developed specifically for young and active patients. Femoral bone stock preservation and restoring of normal anatomy of the hip joint allow for better functioning, with increased frequency and duration of sporting activities. Patient-related factors leading to worse outcomes have also been identified. Moreover, concerns about metal-on-metal bearings with adverse reaction to metal debris have led to a recent drop-off in this kind of procedure. The purpose of this study was to evaluate current trends about hip resurfacing and comparing it to standard hip replacement arthroplasty. Hip resurfacing still represents a viable option with a correct indication, in the right hands and using a device with a long track record.


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Tutte le procedure descritte nello studio e che hanno coinvolto esseri umani sono state attuate in conformità alle norme etiche stabilite dalla dichiarazione di Helsinki del 1975 e successive modifiche. Il consenso informato è stato ottenuto da tutti i pazienti inclusi nello studio.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Scuola di Specializzazione in Ortopedia e TraumatologiaUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItalia
  2. 2.ASST Pini-CTOReparto OT1MilanoItalia

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