Title

Treatment of arthritis associated with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease with modular total hip arthroplasty.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1-2015

Institution/Department

Surgery

Journal Title

The Journal of arthroplasty.

MeSH Headings

Adult, Aged, Arthritis, Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip, Body Weight, Bone and Bones, Female, Femur, Gait, Hip Joint, Humans, Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, Male, Middle Aged, Osteoarthritis, Hip, Postoperative Period, Radiography, Reoperation, Treatment Outcome, Young Adult

Abstract

Legg-Calve-Perthes (LCP) disease can result in morphological deformities and associated adult hip arthritis. Thirty-five consecutive total hip arthroplasties (THA) were performed in 28 patients with a history of LCP using a non-cemented modular femoral component. There was one revision for late hematogenous infection and no evidence of prosthesis failure. Harris hip scores, on average, improved from 49.8 (26-73) to 93.9 (82-100) (P

ISSN

1532-8406

First Page

1743

Last Page

1746

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