Updated September 2008
Thomas P. Gross, MD1 and Fei Liu, PhD1
1 Midlands Orthopaedics, 1910 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing with hybrid fixation has been introduced as an alternative to standard total hip arthroplasty, especially for young and active patients. There are few studies in the literature on the midterm results of cementless femoral side resurfacing. The purpose of this study was to present our seven-year clinical results of a series of twenty cementless
metal-on-metal hip resurfacing procedures.
Methods: Between 1999 and 2000, eighteen patients (twenty hips) underwent primary metal-on-metal hip resurfacing with uncemented femoral and acetabular components. One patient was lost to follow-up. This left eleven men and six women, who had a mean age of forty-five years … Read the rest