Cemented total hip arthroplasty with retention of some existing hardware.

@article{Judas2014CementedTH,
  title={Cemented total hip arthroplasty with retention of some existing hardware.},
  author={Fernando Monteiro Judas and Joana Bento Rodrigues and Francisco Manuel Lucas and Jo{\~a}o Paulo Freitas},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={2014}
}
We report a case of a 63-year-old man who presented an end stage hip osteoarthritis 42 years after a proximal femoral osteotomy performed for the treatment of an intracapsular femoral neck fracture. A cemented total hip arthroplasty was implanted using a standard posterior approach. The osteotomy hardware was totally covered with a new cortical bone formation. A layer of bone tissue was removed, the screw heads were broken and the nail plate was also removed. The screw threaded portions were… CONTINUE READING