[Use of the tumor prosthesis in secondary neoplastic destruction of the proximal end of the femur].

@article{Rompe1993UseOT,
  title={[Use of the tumor prosthesis in secondary neoplastic destruction of the proximal end of the femur].},
  author={Jan Dirk Rompe and Peer Eysel and Ch. Hopf and Jochen Heine and T. Schaub},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und ihre Grenzgebiete},
  year={1993},
  volume={131 5},
  pages={446-51}
}
Total hip arthroplasty was performed with PMMA-augmented tumor prostheses in 42 individuals suffering from metastatic destruction of the proximal end of the femur at the Orthopedic University Hospital Mainz from 1980 to 1992. Neoplastic lesions had been triggered by carcinomas of the breast in 25 female patients. 24 of our patients presented with pathologic… CONTINUE READING