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The final implant position of a commonly used collarless straight tapered stem design (Corail®) does not correlate with femoral neck resection height in cement-free total hip arthroplasty: a retrospective computed tomography analysis

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Worlicek, Michael ; Weber, Markus ; Wörner, Michael ; Schwarz, Timo ; Zeman, Florian ; Grifka, Joachim ; Renkawitz, Tobias ; Craiovan, Benjamin
Date of publication of this fulltext: 01 Mar 2019 12:06


Background In total hip arthroplasty, inadequate femoral component positioning can be associated with instability, impingement and component wear and subsequently with patient dissatisfaction. In this study, we investigated the influence of femoral neck resection height on the final three-dimensional position of a collarless straight tapered stem (Corail®). We asked two questions—(1) is neck ...


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