Removal of Cementless Acetabular Components

Abstract

Cementless acetabular components were introduced in the United States in the early 1980s. Their popularity has steadily grown, such that cementless designs are currently the most popular devices used for acetabular reconstruction in both primary and revision total hip arthroplasty. With more widespread use and increasing length of follow-up, the need to remove such components has also increased. This OKO module includes video of the removal of cementless acetabular components.

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