Revision total hip arthroplasty with the BIAS total hip system

Richard F. Kyle, Ramon B. Gustilo

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Revision of failed total hip surgery using methylmethacrylate has led to early failure. A new technique using a biologic ingrowth femoral component with bone grafting is presented. Early results after two to three years’ follow-up show excellent incorporation of the bone graft into the femur, with a solidly fixed prosthesis and good clinical results. Bone stock is being replenished rather than destroyed in difficult revision cases. Long-term results are expected to be favorable due to the continued stress transfer to the bone allowed by biologic ingrowth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-19
Number of pages13
JournalTechniques in Orthopaedics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 1987


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