Controlled femoral fracture: easy in.

  title={Controlled femoral fracture: easy in.},
  author={Wayne G. Paprosky and Scott M. Sporer},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  volume={18 3 Suppl 1},
Revision femoral surgery is a demanding procedure with the potential for severe intraoperative complications, including bone loss and femoral fracture. The extended trochanteric osteotomy is a reproducible and safe technique to remove the femoral components for infection, loosening, component failure, malposition, and dislocation. From 1992 to 1996, 142 consecutive hip revisions were performed with the use of an extended proximal femoral osteotomy. This technique allowed component extraction… CONTINUE READING

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