Periprosthetic humeral fractures after total elbow arthroplasty: treatment with implant revision and strut allograft augmentation.

@article{SnchezSotelo2002PeriprostheticHF,
  title={Periprosthetic humeral fractures after total elbow arthroplasty: treatment with implant revision and strut allograft augmentation.},
  author={Joaqu{\'i}n S{\'a}nchez-Sotelo and Shawn W. Rochester O'driscoll and Bernard F. Morrey},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2002},
  volume={84-A 9},
  pages={
          1642-50
        }
}
BACKGROUND Periprosthetic fractures are among the most challenging complications of elbow arthroplasty, and published information about the outcome of treatment is limited. The purpose of the present study was to determine the results of implant revision and strut allograft augmentation for the treatment of humeral periprosthetic fractures that occur around a loose humeral component. METHODS Between 1991 and 1999, eleven periprosthetic fractures that occurred around a loose humeral component… CONTINUE READING
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