Autogenous bone banking in a contralateral total hip arthroplasty. A case report

C S Oishi, J C Grady-Benson, C W Colwell
Journal of Arthroplasty 1995, 10 (1): 109-12
The operative technique of autogenous bone banking of a femoral head from a symptomatic degenerative hip undergoing a primary total hip arthroplasty into an osseous deficiency of an asymptomatic, contralateral, loose acetabular component is described. The rationale for bone banking an autogenous femoral head versus the use of an allograft or iliac crest autograft at a later date is discussed.

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