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2022 Sep

Bone Jt Open



Reoperation and revision rates at ten years after 1,312 cemented Thompson’s hemiarthroplasties : any need to change to a different implant?


Khan SK, Tyas B, Shenfine A, Jameson SS, Inman DS, Muller SD, Reed MR
Bone Jt Open. 2022 Sep; 3(9):710-715.
PMID: 36062890.


Despite multiple trials and case series on hip hemiarthroplasty designs, guidance is still lacking on which implant to use. One particularly deficient area is long-term outcomes. We present over 1,000 consecutive cemented Thompson's hemiarthroplasties over a ten-year period, recording all accessible patient and implant outcomes.