Design Parameter to Improve Range of Motion (ROM) in Total Hip Arthroplasty

  • J. Oehy
  • K. Bider
Part of the Ceramics in Orthopaedics book series (CIO)


Dislocation represents, after aseptic loosening, the second most frequent complication [1] in total hip arthroplasty (THA) with an occurrence of 2–3% following a primary THA and 10% in revision arthroplasties [2]. Factors contributing to impingement and dislocation include soft tissue, bone components, orientation of the prosthesis, design of the implants [3].


Femoral Head Femoral Stem Head Diameter Neck Length Neck Diameter 
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  • K. Bider

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