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An estimation of the incidence of squeaking and revision surgery for squeaking in ceramic-on-ceramic total hip replacement: A meta-analysis and report from the Australian, orthopaedic association national joint registry

Owen, D.H.; Russell, N.C.; Smith, Paul; Walter, W.L.


Squeaking arising from a ceramic-on-ceramic (CoC) total hip replacement (THR) may cause patient concern and in some cases causes patients to seek revision surgery. We performed a meta-analysis to determine the incidence of squeaking and the incidence of revision surgery for squeaking. A total of 43 studies including 16 828 CoC THR that reported squeaking, or revision for squeaking, were entered into the analysis. The incidence of squeaking was 4.2% and the incidence of revision for squeaking...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Bone and Joint Journal
DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.96B2


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