Reinforcement Rings and Cages

  • Eustathios Kenanidis
  • Eleftherios TsiridisEmail author
  • Thiago Aguiar
  • Luís Melo Tavares
  • Pedro Dantas
  • Rashid Tikhilov
  • Igor Shubnyakov
  • Alexey Denisov
  • Fritz Thorey
  • Volodymyr Filippenko
  • Volodymyr Mezentsev
  • Mandus Akonjom
  • Georgios Petsatodis
  • Filon Agathangelidis


Rings and cages are implants used in revision THA when the remaining bone stock is deficient. They span the bone defect and act as a scaffold while protecting morcellized or structural allograft during the bone remodeling phase [1]. The use of cages has been reduced over time following mechanical failure of cages and the introduction of newer techniques of trabecular metal components [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eustathios Kenanidis
    • 1
  • Eleftherios Tsiridis
    • 2
    Email author
  • Thiago Aguiar
    • 3
    • 4
  • Luís Melo Tavares
    • 3
  • Pedro Dantas
    • 3
  • Rashid Tikhilov
    • 5
  • Igor Shubnyakov
    • 5
  • Alexey Denisov
    • 5
  • Fritz Thorey
    • 6
  • Volodymyr Filippenko
    • 7
  • Volodymyr Mezentsev
    • 7
  • Mandus Akonjom
    • 7
  • Georgios Petsatodis
    • 8
  • Filon Agathangelidis
    • 8
  1. 1.Academic Orthopaedic UnitAristotle University Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Academic Orthopaedic UnitPapageorgiou General Hospital, Aristotle University Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Hospital Curry CabralLisbonPortugal
  4. 4.Hospital SAMSLisbonPortugal
  5. 5.Vreden Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and OrthopedicsSaint PetersburgRussia
  6. 6.ATOS Hospital HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  7. 7.Department of Joint PathologySytenko Institute of Spine and Joint PathologyKharkivUkraine
  8. 8.First Department of OrthopaedicsPapanikolaou General Hospital, Aristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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