Modular femoral stem removal during total hip arthroplasty using a universal modular stem extractor.

  • Willy Bohn
  • Published 1992 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research

Abstract

Removal of a modular head femoral prosthesis may be extremely difficult during revision total hip arthroplasty (THA). A universal modular stem extractor was developed that achieves a secure attachment to the stem taper, and applies tensile forces with a five-pound slaphammer. Clinical use indicates that this new device facilitates uncomplicated modular… (More)

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