Postoperative radiation may not be needed to prevent heterotopic ossification in total hip arthroplasty patients with ankylosing spondylitis

Investigators of this study found no statistically significant difference in the rates of heterotopic ossification at 12-month follow-up between patients with ankylosing spondylitis in Taiwan who received postoperative radiation as a prophylaxis and those who did not receive prophylactic treatment.

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