Off-the-shelf 3D printed titanium cups in primary total hip arthroplasty
Francesco Castagnini, Filippo Caternicchia, Federico Biondi, Claudio Masetti, Francesco Traina, Department of Ortopedia-Traumatologia e Chirurgia Protesica e dei Reimpianti di Anca e Ginocchio, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna 40136, Italy
Cesare Faldini, Department of Clinica I di Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna 40136, Italy
Cesare Faldini, Francesco Traina, Department of DIBINEM Scienze Biomediche e Neuromotorie, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Bologna 40139, Italy
Author contributions: Castagnini F, Caternicchia F and Traina F collected the papers, analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript; Masetti C and Faldini C provided a critical evaluation and the iconographical material; Biondi F and Traina F supervised and corrected the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Francesco Castagnini, MD, Research Fellow, Department of Ortopedia-traumatologia e Chirurgia Protesica e dei Reimpianti di Anca e Ginocchio, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Pupilli 1, Bologna 40136, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 17, 2021
Peer-review started: January 17, 2021
First decision: March 8, 2021
Revised: April 2, 2021
Accepted: May 22, 2021
Article in press: May 22, 2021
Published online: June 18, 2021