Consideration on disadvantages and problems of resurfacing

  • L. Massari
  • G. Caruso
  • V. Sollazzo
Conference paper
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


The concept of resurfacing the hip joint is not new, it is a bone conserving alternative to total hip replacement that restores normal joint biomechanics and load transfer and ensures joint stability.


Heterotopic Ossification Avascular Necrosis Acetabular Component Slip Capital Femoral Epiphysis Proximal Femoral Bone 
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© Steinkopff Verlag, Darmstadt 2006

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  • L. Massari
  • G. Caruso
  • V. Sollazzo

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