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Dislocation of THA

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Description: occurs in 1-4% of primary THA and upto 16% in revision cases;
- about 74% of THR dislocations are posterior, 16% anterior, and 8% lateral; (from T.K. Cobb et al, 1996);
- most commonly caused by looseness of hip (improper neck length), and component malposition
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
Last Modified: Thu Feb 21 2008