Management and outcome of interprosthetic femoral fractures.

@article{Platzer2011ManagementAO,
  title={Management and outcome of interprosthetic femoral fractures.},
  author={Patrick Platzer and Rupert Schuster and Monika Luxl and Harald Kurt Widhalm and Stefan Eipeldauer and Irena Krusche-Mandl and Roman Christian Ostermann and Beate Blutsch and Vilmos V{\'e}csei},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={
          1219-25
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Interprosthetic femoral fractures following ipsilateral hip and knee arthroplasty are a rare but serious complication in clinical practice. In most cases, adequate management of these injuries might constitute a challenging problem. However, the literature provides only few data regarding the treatment and outcome of interprosthetic femoral fractures, and there are only few classifications available, which might assist in finding an appropriate treatment concept. The purpose of… CONTINUE READING
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