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Total Hip replacement: Cemented Exeter/Contemporary (Stryker) by a posterior approach

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A cemented total hip replacement should be considered in the elderly population. It is forgiving to the ageing skeleton which is reflected in the fact that there is a lower risk of fracture of both the acetabular and femoral bone when compared to uncemented designs.

The Exeter cemented stem has excellent survivorship, reported as 100% at 17 years (Carrington et al), and is a polished, double tapered cemented stem which has an ODEP* 13A star rating.

The contemporary cup has excellent survival (Magges et al). Options for both a ceramic or metal head are available and where possible a 32mm head is favoured to reduce dislocation rates.

 

 


Author: Mr Richard Baker MD, MSc, MB.ChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Institution: The Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol, UK.


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