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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Table 1 Charnley classification including modification of group B

From: No differences in outcomes between cemented and uncemented acetabular components after 12–14 years: results from a randomized controlled trial comparing Duraloc with Charnley cups

A Single-joint arthropathy and no significant medical comorbidity
B One other joint in need of an arthroplasty, or an unsuccessful or failing arthroplasty in another joint
B1 Contralateral hip in need of arthroplasty, but untreated
B2 Contralateral hip has been successfully treated with an arthroplasty
C Multiple joints in need of arthroplasty, multiple failing arthroplasties or significant medical or psychological impairment