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Acetabular Reconstruction Technique

  • H. Winkler
  • F. Bohmann
  • W. Schwögerl

Abstract

Acetabular bone deficiencies are an increasingly frequent problem in revision total hip arthroplasty. As long as there is enough host bone available to grant stable fixation for a new implant, defects can easily be filled with milled or morsellized bone. Whenever the remaining bone cannot support a prosthesis, structural allografting will be necessary. Known techniques for such cases generally are considered to be very demanding and results often seem to be unpredictable. The fate of the reconstruction depends on several factors, which can be summarized to four major areas of interest:
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    Biomechanical principles

     
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    Host Bone

     
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    Graft

     
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    Implant

     

Keywords

Femoral Head Acetabular Component Allograft Bone Primary Stability Host Bone 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Winkler
    • 1
  • F. Bohmann
    • 2
  • W. Schwögerl
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicsDonauspital,SMZOViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of OrthopaedicsPulmologisches ZentrumViennaAustria

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