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Total Hip Arthroplasty for Adult Hip Dysplasia

Rogers, Benedict A., MA, MSc, DipSEM, FRCS(Orth)1; Garbedian, Shawn, MD, FRCSC1; Kuchinad, Raul A., MD, FRCSC1; Backstein, David, MD, FRCSC1; Safir, Oleg, MD, FRCSC1; Gross, Allan E., MD, FRCSC1

doi: 10.2106/JBJS.K.00779
Current Concepts Review

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.

1Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 476 (A), Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X5. E-mail address for A.E. Gross: E-mail address for B.A. Rogers:

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