Six different long-term studies carried out at Wrightington of the clinical results of the LFA operation are presented. The chapter is divided into three parts. This is to bring together the studies made on the prospective group of patients and distinguish these from studies on later groups.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Revision Operation Functional Grade Secondary Operation Prospective Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Charnley
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK
  2. 2.Centre for Hip SurgeryWrightington HospitalWigan, LancashireEngland
  3. 3.King Edward VII HospitalMidhurst, SussexUK

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