Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA): Posterior Approach

  • Peter Bobak
  • Fragkiskos N. Xypnitos
  • Peter V. Giannoudis


Painful arthritis of the hip resulting in loss of function and/or progressive deformity


Medullary Canal Cement Penetration Progressive Deformity Fixed Flexion Deformity Short External Rotator 
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Further Reading

  1. Panesar SS, Cleary K, Bhandari M, et al. To cement or not in hip fracture surgery? Lancet. 2009;374(9695):1047–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Hulleberg G, Aamodt A, Espehaug B, et al. A clinical and radiographic 13-year follow-up study of 138 Charnley hip arthroplasties in patients 50–70 years old: comparison of university hospital data and registry data. Acta Orthop. 2008;79(5):609–17.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Parker MJ, Gurusamy K. Arthroplasties (with and without bone cement) for proximal femoral fractures in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2006;3:CD001706.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Morshed S, Bozic KJ, Ries MD, et al. Comparison of cemented and uncemented fixation in total hip replacement: a meta-analysis. Acta Orthop. 2007;78(3):315–26.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. British Orthopaedic Association publication: Primary total hip replacement: A guide to good practice, August 2006.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Bobak
    • 1
  • Fragkiskos N. Xypnitos
    • 1
  • Peter V. Giannoudis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  2. 2.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgerySchool of Medicine, University of LeedsLeedsUK

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