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Year : 1994  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 8-11

Bipolar Arthroplasty In Young Adults

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Bipolar Arthroplasty was performed in the 25 relatively young adults in the age group of 25-70 years. Most of the cases were of avascular necrosis of femoral head with normal acetabulum. Few were cases of non-infective arthritis and osteoarthritis with minimal acetabular involvement. We belive that this type of bipolar endoprosthesis is easy to implant and can be done in the above age group instead of conventional hemiarthroplasty and more extensive surgery like total hip arthroplasty. Due to double mobility it protects the acetabular cartilage for a quite long time with the increased range of motion in the hip joint. Most of the patients are sitting cross leg and squatting

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