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Smith-Petersen's method

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    Operation for osteoarthritis of the hip joint. The surfaces of the joint are smoothed and a vitallium "cup" is entered as a sliding surface.


    • M. N. Smith-Petersen:
      Arthroplasty of the hip. A new method.
      The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Boston, 1939, 21: 269-288.

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