A pivotal ingredient in preoperative planning is implant selection. All revision total hip cases are not performed in centers supplying massive implant inventories. In modern health care, it is difficult for hospitals to justify a large selection of specialized revision components in permanent inventory. As hospital implant inventories shrink, preoperative planning for predicted intraoperative problems becomes critical. The surgeon must fully investigate each revision scenario and plan for a sufficient inventory of equipment to meet all predicted needs.
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