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    ICJR REWIND: Techniques for Acetabular Component Removal

    In a presentation from ICJR’s 8th Annual Revision Hip & Knee Course, David G. Lewallen, MD, details the 4 critical steps in the process of safely and efficiently removing the acetabular cup in a revision total hip arthroplasty: exposure, polyethylene liner removal, screw removal, and dividing the connection of the cup to the bone.

    Click the image above to watch Dr. Lewallen’s presentation.

    Source

    Originally published as Lewallen DG. Video: Acetabular Component Removal Techniques. ICJR.net. August 31, 2021. https://icjr.net/surgeries/video-acetabular-component-removal-techniques-4. Accessed November 17, 2021.

    Faculty Bio

    David G. Lewallen, MD, is a Professor of Orthopedics at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

    Disclosures: Dr. Lewallen has disclosed that he receives royalties from and is a paid consultant for Acuitive Technologies and Zimmer Biomet.