Osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis unresponsive to conservative
or medical treatment, and causing pain and disability.
- Congenital dislocation
- 2° to RhA
- avascular necrosis
- Paget's disease
Only prostheses with revision rate 10% or less at 10 years. Most of the
current evidence is for cemented prostheses. Less evidence for uncemented
or hybrid prostheses.
Set up hip registry to monitor performance of different implants.
- Persistence of pain & immobility
- Ease of revision