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September 1977

Total Hip ArthroplastyAn Editorial Comment

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn.

Arch Surg. 1977;112(9):1087. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370090069013
Abstract

• Total hip arthroplasty has become an accepted method of management of severe painful problems of the hip. It has undergone some dramatic changes, the major thrust now being to more nearly match the mechanical characteristics of the implant to the bone and cartilage they replace.

(Arch Surg 112:1087, 1977)

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