Bone Stock Loss and Allografting: Acetabulum
Reconstructive surgery of the failed acetabulum in revision arthroplasty is increasingly difficult to perform because of the increased bone loss as compared with that in a primary procedure. Being able to predict the bony defect preoperatively allows the surgeon to create the appropriate armamentarium for successful reconstruction. As the number of joint replacements and the time they remain in vivo increase, bony defects also increase.1–7 A historical and clinical perspective of the patient must be combined with a radiographic assessment to determine a protocol for the appropriate reconstructive procedure.
KeywordsMigration Arthritis Cage Dial Allo
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