Femoral replacement for salvage of periprosthetic fracture around a total hip replacement.

@article{McLean2012FemoralRF,
  title={Femoral replacement for salvage of periprosthetic fracture around a total hip replacement.},
  author={Aaron Lawson McLean and James T. Patton and Matthew Moran},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={1166-9}
}
A total of 20 patients with a mean age of 72 (range: 36-91) were managed with replacement of the proximal (15) or total (5) femur for salvage of a periprosthetic femoral fracture with bone loss. A mean 12.5 years had elapsed between primary total hip replacement and surgery and the mean follow-up was 48 months (range: 12-116 months). Clinical outcome was assessed using the Toronto Extremity Salvage Score (mean: 68, range: 32-98) and Short Form 36 (SF-36; mean Physical Component Score (PCS): 53… CONTINUE READING
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