The Well Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty 1st edition
Sir John Charnley stated in his book »Acrylic Cement in Orthopaedic Surgery« Longman Group Limited, 1970
»There is no doubt that in orthopaedic surgery acrylic cement is going to be widely used in
many different parts of the world; there is equally no doubt that its use by uninformed operators
will produce complications which might seriously threaten its reputation and might hold back the
progress of science. If criticism of acrylic cement are to come from this type of source, it is important
to have available the main references to research in this field, both in favour of and against the
»The Well Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty 1st edition – Theory and Practice« is a contemporary and complete source for the orthopaedic surgeon, fellow or resident performing total hip arthroplasty
or other professional groups involved in the treatment of patients operated upon with a
The Well Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty 1st edition covers topics from clinical aspects such as the type of incision, the operative steps in the cementing technique, optimal implant designs, perioperative management and prevention of complications. The basic science aspects include properties of bone cement, mixing and bone preparation. The clinical outcome with different types of implant design is also covered and based on both individual surgeons experience as well as the Scandinavian registries.
The author is pleased that today’s leading experts, both preclinical and clinical, have contributed with their expertise. The intention from the editors has been to cover as many aspects as possible around the cemented total hip arthroplasty and as broadly as possible. The author’s list covers 9 different countries and hopefully a balanced view of the different topics.
It is author hope that the Well Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty 1st edition textbook will be informative and serve the clinicians and therefore also improve the clinical results in the coming years.