Periprosthetic Fractures of the Femur After Hip Arthroplasty: An Analysis of 99 Patients

@article{Holley2007PeriprostheticFO,
  title={Periprosthetic Fractures of the Femur After Hip Arthroplasty: An Analysis of 99 Patients},
  author={Keith E. Holley and Jonathan Zelken and Douglas E. Padgett and George F. Chimento and Andrew G Yun and Robert Leon Buly},
  journal={HSS Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={190-197}
}
  • Keith E. Holley, Jonathan Zelken, +3 authors Robert Leon Buly
  • Published in HSS Journal 2007
  • Medicine
  • The medical records and radiographs of 99 patients treated for a periprosthetic femur fracture after total hip arthroplasty over a 17-year period at a single institution were prospectively reviewed. Fractures were classified according to the Vancouver system and stratified as to treatment method. Sixty-six patients had complete records available and a minimum of 12 months follow-up. Overall, 86% of the patients achieved fracture union. The success rate of cemented revision in the B2 and B3… CONTINUE READING

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