Hip resurfacing arthroplasty
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Authors: Plakogiannis, C. and Middleton, R.G.
© 2012 Springer-Verlag London Limited. The results of resurfacing depend on three factors: Patient selection Surgical technique Implant selection This is a more technically demanding procedure than total hip replacement. A surgeon should complete 200 hip replacements before attempting resurfacing. The learning curve is between 20 and 50 cases.