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A unique peri-prosthetic fracture pattern in well fixed femoral stems with polished, tapered, collarless design of total hip replacement.

Abstract:

Peri-prosthetic fractures (PPF) are a recognised complication following hip arthroplasty. Prosthesis design and type influence PPF pattern. Surgeons rely on classification systems, such as the Vancouver, to aid treatment planning. This study highlights a specific fracture pattern that occurs with cemented well-fixed polished, tapered, collarless (PTC) stems. We reviewed a consecutive series of 21 PPF around well fixed PTC stems. The majority of the fractures were classified pre-operatively as...

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Grammatopoulos, G More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Kambouroglou, G More by this author
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Journal:
Injury
Volume:
42
Issue:
11
Pages:
1271-1276
Publication date:
2011-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0267
ISSN:
0020-1383
URN:
uuid:bfdcb16b-4db7-4f8d-92dc-c4556382381c
Source identifiers:
118058
Local pid:
pubs:118058

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