Volume 6, 2020
Special Issue: "HIP and KNEE Replacement" Guest Editors: C Batailler, S Lustig, J Caton
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Published online||17 June 2020|
Dual mobility cups for total hip arthroplasty: tips and tricks
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Centre of Saint-Étienne, avenue Albert Raimond, 42000 Saint-Étienne, France
2 EA 7424 – Inter-University Laboratory of Human Movement Science, University Lyon – University Jean Monnet Saint-Étienne, avenue Albert Raimond, 42000 Saint-Étienne, France
3 INSERM U1059 SAINBIOSE, avenue Albert Raimond, 42000 Saint-Étienne, France
4 Orthopedic Surgery Department, Croix-Rousse Hospital, 103 Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse, 69004 Lyon, France
5 North Shore Hospital, 124 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, 0620 Auckland, New Zealand
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 27 May 2020
Since its creation in 1974, the Dual Mobility Cup (DMC) has been gaining in popularity, especially in the past decade. This intensive use could lead to inappropriate use and consequently to an increased complication rate. Compliance with conceptual requirements and surgical techniques will prevent the occurrence of complications that can be wrongly attributed to implants. In this context, we feel that it is essential to share our tips and tricks as well as an overview and an explanation of common errors, based on more than 45 years of clinical and research experience. From basic principles, including indications, implant choice and implant compatibility, to surgical tips, in this article orthopedic surgeons will find a practical overview of DMC in order to use it safely and with confidence.
Key words: Total hip arthroplasty / Dual mobility cup / Surgical technique / Tips / Tricks
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2020
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