Management of acetabular bone loss

Instr Course Lect. 2006;55:279-85.


Acetabular bone loss is a common complication associated with revision total joint replacement. Successful surgical management is enhanced by a systematic classification of bony defects. A variety of implants, fixation strategies, surgical techniques, and graft materials are required to address the spectrum of reconstructive complications encountered at revision surgery.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Acetabulum*
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip / adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Osteolysis / diagnostic imaging
  • Osteolysis / etiology
  • Osteolysis / surgery*
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Radiography
  • Reoperation / methods
  • Treatment Outcome