A review of 202 periprosthetic fractures--stem revision and allograft improves outcome for type B fractures.

@article{Pavlou2011ARO,
  title={A review of 202 periprosthetic fractures--stem revision and allograft improves outcome for type B fractures.},
  author={George Pavlou and Pavlos Panteliadis and David Macdonald and John A Timperley and Graham A Gie and Gordon A. Bancroft and Eleftherios E Tsiridis},
  journal={Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={21-9}
}
We report a retrospective review of the outcome of treatment of 202 periprosthetic fractures around total hip arthroplasty (THA) from two specialised arthroplasty centres. Fractures were classified according to the Vancouver classification. The aim was to evaluate treatment methods with respect to stem revision and grafting. Transverse B1 fractures treated with stem revision compared to those treated with open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with a plate showed a trend towards improved… CONTINUE READING