Hip Resurfacing Implants: August 2015
Author(s)/Faculty: Matteo Cadossi, MD, PhD; Giuseppe Tedesco, MD; Andrea Sambri, MD; Antonio Mazzotti, MD; Sandro Giannini, MD
Hip resurfacing offers a suitable solution for young patients affected by hip disease who have high function demands and good bone quality…
…some disadvantages, such as fracture of the femoral neck, onset of neck narrowing, and possible complications due to the metal-on-metal bearings, including pseudotumors, peri-implant osteolysis, and chronic elevation of metal ions in serum levels exist.
…Based on these selection criteria, the literature reports implant survival to be similar to that of total hip arthroplasty.