Authors: Hernan Prieto, Nils P. Hailer, Michael Cross, Mitchell R. Klement
RECOMMENDATION: Modular femoral neck implants are associated with increased revision rates due to hardware failure, metal corrosion and adverse local tissue reaction (ALTR). In patients with failed THA as a result of use of a modular femoral neck, a higher incidence of subsequent SSIs/PJIs is expected.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 72%, Disagree: 21%, Abstain: 7% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)hk35