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Table 3 Long-term follow-up: prosthesis-related complications

From: Long-term follow-up outcomes for patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty with uncemented versus cemented femoral components: a retrospective observational study with a 5-year minimum follow-up

Variable, n%UTHAa (n = 160)CTHAb (n = 164)p value
Prosthetic revision12 (7.5)3 (1.8)0.015*c
Prosthetic loosening28 (17.5)14 (8.5)0.016*c
Periprosthetic fracture19 (11.9)8 (4.9)0.021*c
Dislocation11 (6.9)5 (3.0)0.112c
Femur shaft fracture6 (3.8)5 (3.0)0.728c
Infection around the prosthesis2 (1.3)2 (1.2)1.000c
Intolerable hip pain27 (16.9)22 (13.4)0.385c
Lower limb shortening (> 1.5 cm)10 (6.3)6 (3.7)0.282c
Heterotopic ossification23 (14.4)24 (14.6)0.947c
  1. UTHA uncemented femoral component total hip arthroplasty, CTHA cemented femoral component total hip arthroplasty
  2. *Statistically significant values
  3. a,bUncemented or cemented femoral component: Stryker Orthopaedics, Mahwah, NJ, USA; acetabular component: standard-device, Stryker Orthopaedics, Mahwah, NJ, USA
  4. cAnalysed using the chi-square test