SA Orthopaedic Journal
On-line version ISSN 2309-8309
Print version ISSN 1681-150X
REID, C et al. Revision total hip arthroplasty: addressing acetabular bone loss. SA orthop. j. [online]. 2012, vol.11, n.3, pp.34-46. ISSN 2309-8309.
Managing deficient acetabular bone in primary and revision total hip arthroplasty requires thought and planning. This paper focuses on the management of bone loss in revision arthroplasty and presents an overview of the literature, the careful pre-operative assessment required prior to surgery and the surgical options available to achieve an optimal outcome.
Keywords : Acetabular bone loss; acetabular deficiency; revision hip arthroplasty; acetabular management.