J R Prieto Montaña

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A 54-year-old woman patient had received a complete Zweymüller-type prosthesis of the left hip 9 years previously. The heat generated by the setting of the cement produced a thrombosis of the common femoral artery, and an ileofemoral Dacron graft was made. After the 9 year period, the acetabular component was clearly loosened, and a replacement was(More)
INTRODUCTION Early fracture fixation is increasingly common in medical practice, and femur shaft fractures are the perfect prototype of the lesion warranting early surgery in polytraumatized patients. Damage control orthopedics (DCO) is defined as the minimally-traumatic interventions intended to provide quick stabilization of orthopedic injuries to(More)
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