Early experience with dual mobility acetabular systems featuring highly cross-linked polyethylene liners for primary hip arthroplasty in patients under fifty five years of age: an international multi-centre preliminary study

Two acetabular shells were revised for neck-rim implant impingement without dislocation and ten femoral stems were revised for causes unrelated to dual mobility implants

Jean-Alain Epinette; Steven F. Harwin; Fiachra E. Rowan; Philippe Tracol; Michael A. Mont; Morad Chughtai; Geoffrey H. Westrich

2016

Scholarcy highlights

  • Two acetabular shells were revised for neck-rim implant impingement without dislocation and ten femoral stems were revised for causes unrelated to dual mobility implants
  • It is envisaged that DM and second generation annealed HXLPE may reduce THA instability and wear, the two most common causes of THA revision in hip arthroplasty
  • Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 26:637–47. doi:10.1016/j.berh.2012.07.014

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