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Does a cemented cage improve revision THA for severe acetabular defects CORR Open Access

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Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20857251

Description: CONCLUSIONS: Cementing the cage to the pelvis can offer an advantage for treating severe acetabular defects. Trabecular metal augmentation appears to provide better initial mechanical stability than a structural allograft, but successful allograft reconstruction may restore bone stock.
Does a cemented cage improve revision THA for severe acetabular defects? Hansen E, Shearer D, Ries MD. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Feb;469(2):494-502 (full text)

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Author/Contact: Hansen et al
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Added: Mon Apr 18 2011