Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA): Posterior Approach

  • George C. Babis
  • Vasileios I. Sakellariou
  • Panayotis N. Soucacos
  • Panayotis N. Soucacos


Primary osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip joint

Secondary OA following acetabular dysplasia [hip dysplasia, developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), or congenital disease of the hip (CDH)]


Femoral Head Great Trochanter Slip Capital Femoral Epiphysis Acetabular Dysplasia Combine Anteversion 
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Further Reading

  1. Anseth SD, Pulido PA, Adelson WS, et al. Fifteen-year to twenty-year results of cementless Harris-Galante porous femoral and Harris-Galante porous I and II acetabular components. J Arthroplasty. 2010;25(5):687–91.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Springer BD, Connelly SE, Odum SM, et al. Cementless femoral components in young patients: review and meta-analysis of total hip arthroplasty and hip resurfacing. J Arthroplasty. 2009;24(6 Suppl):2–8.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Aldinger PR, Jung AW, Breusch S, et al. Survival of the cementless Spotorno stem in the second decade. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009;467(9):2297–304.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Yamada H, Yoshihara Y, Henmi O, et al. Cementless total hip replacement: past, present, and future. J Orthop Sci. 2009;14(2):228–41.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Dutton A, Rubash HE. Hot topics and controversies in arthroplasty: cementless femoral fixation in elderly patients. Instr Course Lect. 2008;57:255–9.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • George C. Babis
    • 1
  • Vasileios I. Sakellariou
    • 1
  • Panayotis N. Soucacos
    • 2
  • Panayotis N. Soucacos
    • 3
  1. 1.First Department of Orthopaedics, School of MedicineUniversity of Athens, ATTIKON University General HospitalAthensGreece
  2. 2.University of Athens, School of MedicineAthensGreece
  3. 3.Orthopaedic Research & Education Center (OREC)AthensGreece

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