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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Rechl, H; Pilge, H; Rudert, M 
Title:
[Development of hip resurfacing] 
Abstract:
Total hip replacement in its current form has proved to be very effective in late middle-aged and elderly patients. However, in the younger patient population the survival rate is still not acceptable. Since the very beginning of hip resurfacing, the procedure has been advocated as an attractive concept to preserve proximal femoral bone stock. Furthermore, it is supposed to optimize stress transfer to the proximal femur and because of the large head size improves joint stability and range of mot...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Orthopade 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
37 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
626-33 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0085-4530 
TUM Institution:
dische Klinik und Poliklinik