J Orthop 2015 Oct 28;12(Suppl 1):S86-93. Epub 2014 May 28.
Lecturer, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt ; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, El-Demrdash University Hospital Ramses St, Cairo, Egypt.
Aims: This study introduced a modified technique in two-stage revision arthroplasty to insert functional spacer using modular components coated with antibiotic-impregnated polymethylmethacrylate.
Methods: Since June 2006, we used the construct in twenty-three consecutive patients (17 with infected arthroplasty, and 6 with septic arthritis of the hip).
Results: Mean follow-up was 48 months (range 30-84 months). Read More