Preoperative planning is essential to define anatomy, clarify the operative approach and exposure, and ensure that suitable implants are available.
Concerns exist regarding the long-term effectiveness and safety of hip resurfacing arthroplasty for the young dysplastic hip.
In light of current evidence, concerns exist regarding the use of metal-on-metal articulations for hip arthroplasty in the young dysplastic hip.
The ideal bearing surface is not known, although the longest data available support the use of metal-on-polyethylene.
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