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Total Hip Replacement in the Congenitally Dislocated Hip Using the Paavilainen Technique

19 Hips Followed for 1.5–10 Years
  • Bjørn Thorup
  • Inger Mechlenburg
  • Kjeld Søballe
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Part of the European Instructional Lectures book series (EICL, volume 10)

Abstract

Total hip replacement (THR) for correction of the congenitally dislocated hip (CDH) is a technical challenge and different approaches have been used [7, 8, 12]. At our department we use the cementless THR procedure described by Paavilainen et al. [10], whereby the cup is placed at the level of the true acetabulum and a shortening osteotomy of the proximal part of the femur is carried out. There have only been a few reports on the results achieved with this technique [1, 6, 10, 11]. We evaluated the clinical and radiographic results in a series of Paavilainen procedures performed at our hospital over a 10-year period.

Keywords

Great Trochanter Aseptic Loosening Acetabular Component Polyethylene Liner Gruen Zone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bjørn Thorup
  • Inger Mechlenburg
  • Kjeld Søballe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of orthopaedic surgeryUniversity hospital of AarhusAarhusDenmark

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