Stuart Goodman

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  • The Accuracy of Preoperative Templating in Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY Unnanuntana, A., Wagner, D., Goodman, S. B. 2009; 24 (2): 180-186


    We evaluated the accuracy and clinical usefulness of preoperative templating in 109 cementless total hip arthroplasties. The size of the prosthesis was exactly predicted in 46 (42.2%) acetabular and 75 (68.8%) femoral components. The accuracy increased to greater than 90% if the prosthesis size was within 1 or 2 sizes (above or below) for femoral component and acetabular components, respectively. Having a contralateral total hip arthroplasty as a guide for preoperative templating was associated with greater accuracy in predicting the femoral component size only. Eighty-eight percent of the acetabular components were oriented inside the presumed safe range for inclination; 42% of the acetabular components were in the presumed safe range of anteversion. The mean postoperative leg length discrepancy was 0.9 +/- 6.8 mm; 93.5% had a discrepancy within 10 mm.

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.arth.2007.10.032

    View details for Web of Science ID 000263143900004

    View details for PubMedID 18534455

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