Clinical and radiological outcome of the treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head using the osteonecrosis intervention implant

@article{Floerkemeier2009ClinicalAR,
  title={Clinical and radiological outcome of the treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head using the osteonecrosis intervention implant},
  author={Thilo Floerkemeier and Fritz Thorey and Dorothea Daentzer and Matthias Lerch and Phillip Klages and Henning Windhagen and Gabriela von Lewinski},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2009},
  volume={35},
  pages={489-495}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcome of the treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head by implantation of an osteonecrosis intervention rod. In this retrospective study the follow-up of 19 patients with 23 osteonecrotic femoral heads treated with implantation of an osteonecrosis intervention implant was assessed. From 19 patients with 23 necrotic femoral heads, there were 13 cases in which a total hip replacement was necessary. This implies a survival… CONTINUE READING

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