Biomechanical reconstruction of the hip: comparison between modular short-stem hip arthroplasty and conventional total hip arthroplasty.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of Munich (LMU), and Department of Trauma Surgery, Technical University of Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, Munich, Germany. [email protected]
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Jul 01, 2012
Horizontal femoral offset increased more with modular SHA than with conventional THA, but was within a beneficial range. Restoration of limb length appears more difficult in SHA and has a tendency to prolong limb length, which is probably related to the higher femoral resection level. This should be taken into consideration when considering SHA for a patient as well as during implantation.
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