Bone mineral density of the femoral neck in resurfacing hip arthroplasty

Jeannette Østergaard Penny, Ole Ovesen, Kim Brixen, Jens-Erik Varmarken, Søren Overgaard

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Abstract

Resurfacing total hip arthroplasty (RTHA) may preserve the femoral neck bone stock postoperatively. Bone mineral density (BMD) may be affected by the hip position, which might bias longitudinal studies. We investigated the dependency of BMD precision on type of ROI and hip position.
Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Orthopaedica (Print Edition)
Volume81
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)318-23
Number of pages6
ISSN1745-3674
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1. Jun 2010

Keywords

  • Absorptiometry, Photon
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • Bone Density
  • Femur Neck
  • Hip
  • Hip Prosthesis
  • Humans
  • Models, Biological
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Rotation

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