Periprosthetic fracture fixation of the femur following total hip arthroplasty: a review of biomechanical testing.

BACKGROUND periprosthetic femoral fracture can occur following total hip arthroplasty. Fixation of these fractures are challenging due to the combination of fractured bone with an existing prosthesis. There are several clinical studies reporting the failure of fixation methods used for these fractures, highlighting the importance of further biomechanical… (More)