Isolated locked compression plating for Vancouver Type B1 periprosthetic femoral fractures.


OBJECTIVE Report treatment results of periprosthetic femoral fractures adjacent or at the tip of a stable femoral stem (Vancouver Type B1) using a locked compression plate as the sole method of fracture stabilisation. DESIGN Retrospective case series. SETTING Academic Level I Trauma Centre. PATIENTS Patients operatively treated at our institution with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2009.02.017