Prosthetic reconstruction for periacetabular malignant tumors.

@article{Uchida1996ProstheticRF,
  title={Prosthetic reconstruction for periacetabular malignant tumors.},
  author={Atsumasa Uchida and Akira Myoui and Nobuhito Araki and Hideki Yoshikawa and Takafumi Ueda and Yasuaki Aoki},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1996},
  volume={326},
  pages={238-45}
}
This article reports the reconstruction method and functional results of a newly designed tumor hip prosthesis with a constrained joint mechanism which was used after treatment for 13 primary and 5 metastatic periacetabular malignant bone tumors. The overall 5-year survival rate for patients with primary tumors (n=13) was 50%. The local recurrence rate was 30%. More than 90% of the patients whose hips were reconstructed with the constrained tumor hip prosthesis experienced pain relief and were… CONTINUE READING

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