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This is a prospective study of 26 patients (29 hips) on the patterns of change in the Bone Mineral Density (BMD) in various zones of the femoral neck and proximal femur five years after hip resurfacing. We have found that BMD continues to positively change up to five years after hip resurfacing. This was observed primarily in the trochanteric and superior neck regions. In both these regions BMD had decreased by up to 10% at six-weeks and three-months after surgery and then had recovered to preoperative level by one year. A regression analysis to assess the influence of age, gender, BMI, preoperative BMD, component size and orientation revealed that the best predictor of change in BMD at five years in the trochanteric area was acetabular component inclination. (C) 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Author(s): Malviya A, Ng L, Hashmi M, Rawlings D, Holland JP
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Journal of Arthroplasty
Print publication date: 01/06/2013
Online publication date: 22/02/2013
Acceptance date: 27/09/2012
ISSN (print): 0883-5403
ISSN (electronic): 1532-8406
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
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