Research Article| Volume 17, ISSUE 4, P230-236, July 1986

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Acetabular erosion: a comparison between the Austin Moore and Monk hard top prostheses

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      Primary prosthetic replacement has become the method of treatment for acute subcapital fractures of the femur and is now widely accepted as a treatment for elderly patients. This paper presents the incidence of acetabular erosion by Monk (hard top) hip prostheses for subcapital fractures as compared with that by Austin Moore prostheses.
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