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Native femoral anteversion should not be used as reference in cementless total hip arthroplasty with a straight, tapered stem: a retrospective clinical study

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Worlicek, Michael ; Weber, Markus ; Craiovan, Benjamin ; Wörner, Michael ; Völlner, Florian ; Springorum, Hans-Robert ; Grifka, Joachim ; Renkawitz, Tobias
Date of publication of this fulltext: 19 Apr 2017 10:50


Backround: Improper femoral and acetabular component positioning can be associated with instability, impingement, component wear and finally patient dissatisfaction in total hip arthroplasty (THA). The concept of "femur first"/" combined anteversion", incorporates various aspects of performing a functional optimization of the prosthetic stem and cup position of the stem relative to the cup ...


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