Risk Factors for Dislocation after Total Hip Arthroplasty: Results of a Long Term Analysis

  • D. J. Berry
Conference paper
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


A wide variable prevalence of dislocation after total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been reported, partly because of the variable lengths of follow-up for this specific endpoint. The effect of patient demographic factors on long-term risk of dislocation as a function of time after THA has not been well understood. The purpose of this study was to determine the risk of dislocation following cemented Charnley total hip arthroplasty with a 22 mm head size as a function of time and to investigate the patient demographic factors that influence the cumulative dislocation risk and time dependency of dislocation risk.


Femoral Head Proximal Femur Cumulative Risk Head Size Proximal Femur Fracture 
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    Berry DJ; von Knoch M; Harmsen WS: Presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting, 2003.Google Scholar

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