The Medacta International SMS Post-Marketing Surveillance Study
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 75 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Individuals suitable for hip replacement using the Medacta SMS femoral stem
Individuals with a severely painful and/or disabling hip joint with osteoarthritis, traumatic arthritis or developmental dysplasia of the hip or avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
In order to take part in this study, all study participants must be between the ages of 18 and 75 years of age, at the time of surgery.
Scheduled for a primary total hip replacement.
Mental illness where the known condition is likely to compromise the patient's ability to consent, affect the patient's assessment of their progress or complete the 10 year cycle of follow-up appointments and reviews
Grossly distorted anatomy (surgeon's discretion)
Osteomalacia where uncemented implant fixation is contraindicated
Active rheumatoid arthritis.
Metabolic disorders which may impair bone formation where uncemented implant fixation is contraindicated
Muscular atrophy or neuromuscular disease
Allergy to implant material
Any patient who cannot or will not provide informed consent for participation in the study
Those whose prospects for a recovery to independent mobility would be compromised by known coexistent, medical problems