The association between Femoral Tilt and impingement-free range-of-motion in total hip arthroplasty

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 05/11/2012

A range–of–motion optimized cup position in THA cannot be calculated based on antetorsion values alone. The FT has a significant impact on recommended cup positions within the concept of "femur first" or "combined anteversion". Ignoring Femoral Tilt may pose an increased risk of impingement as well as dislocation.

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