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Autografting in the Acetabulum

  • M. W. J. Older

Abstract

Autografting of bone in the acetabulum is the “gold standard” in revision hip surgery. A series of case histories will best illustrate my personal experience in the past ten years. Until recently, when revising a socket, however large the bone defect I have simply filled the hole with more cement. In some cases this has been surprisingly successful.

Keywords

Femoral Head Bone Defect Autogenous Bone Femoral Osteotomy Upward Migration 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1992

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  • M. W. J. Older

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