Radiological aspects in preoperative planning and postoperative assessment of cementless total hip arthroplasty.

Published online: Jun 27 1993

L Linclau, G Dokter, and P Peene.

Eeuwfeestkliniek, Department of Orthopaedics, Antwerpen, Belgium.


Some radiographic aspects in the preoperative measurement of prosthetic component size in cementless total hip arthroplasty were evaluated, primarily the magnification factor of the x rays. The influence of femoral rotation on the assessment of the pre- and postoperative AP x rays was investigated.