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Long-term results of 586 cementless primary total hip arthroplasties using HAC coated endoprosthesis

R Raman, D David, V Eswaramoorthy, M Tiru, P Angus

Category: Furlong Clinical Results

Results from Dewsbury District Hospital

Abstract

We reviewed 586 consecutive cementless primary THA using the JRI-Furlong HAC coated femoral and acetabular components in 542 patients, with a minimum 12-year follow-up to 18 years. Overall survival at 12 years with removal or repeat revision of either component for any reason as the end point was 97.2%. The results of this study support the continued use of a fully-coated prosthesis and documents the durability of the HAC – coated components. In our clinical experience, the Furlong prosthesis revealed encouraging radiographic stability over a long-term period with excellent clinical results.

Data presented at BOA 2007, Manchester, 26 – 28 September 2007.