Short stem hip arthroplasty

Short stem hip arthroplasties are a special type of hip joint replacement where as the name states the stem is shorter than usual. It is known by various trade names including the NANOS system. In selected patients it is thought to result in fewer complication rates 1.

Article information

rID: 18919
Section: Gamuts
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Short tapered stem hip arthroplasty
  • Short tapered stem hip prosthesis
  • Short stem hip prosthesis

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: short stem hip arthroplasty
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