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All of the following are absolute or relative contraindication to hip resurfacing arthroplasty EXCEPT?
1.5 cm femoral head bone cysts
Femoral neck bone stock deficiency
Age less than 50-years-old
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An active 40-year-old male undergoes hip surgery for arthritis. A post-operative radiograph is provided in Figure A. Each of the following are complications associated with this procedure EXCEPT:
Deep vein thrombosis
Femoral neck fracture
Which of the following is the most common cause of early revision surgery (<20 weeks) following a hip resurfacing arthroplasty?
Rupture of abductors
When discussing metal on metal hip resurfacing versus metal on polyethylene total hip replacement, the surgeon should inform the patient that all of the following are disadvantages of hip resurfacing EXCEPT?
Higher dislocation rate
Higher periprosthetic fracture rate
Increased serum metal ion levels
Higher rates of osteonecrosis
Larger incision and surgical dissection