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Cementoplasty in the treatment of avascular necrosis of the hip.

Authors
  • Reuter, Nicolas
  • Romier, Alban
  • Hambourg, Zephir
  • Palmieri, Frédéric
  • Fayet, Dominique
  • Pallot-Prades, Béatrice
  • Collet, Philippe
  • Fessy, Michel-Henry
  • Farizon, Frédéric
  • Barral, Fabrice G
  • Thomas, Thierry
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of rheumatology
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2009
Volume
36
Issue
2
Pages
385–389
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.080363
PMID: 19132783
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite early relief of pain, the results of the cementoplasty technique were disappointing, with need for arthroplasty surgery in most cases within 2 years. Alternative percutaneous techniques using different filler materials with osteoinductive properties should be evaluated in further studies.

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