Results of 32 allograft-prosthesis composite reconstructions of the proximal femur.

  title={Results of 32 allograft-prosthesis composite reconstructions of the proximal femur.},
  author={David Biau and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Larousserie and Fabrice St{\'e}phane Thevenin and S Piperno-neumann and Philippe Anract},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  volume={468 3},
UNLABELLED The use of allograft-prosthesis composites for reconstruction after bone tumor resection at the proximal femur has generated considerable interest since the mid1980s on the basis that their use would improve function and survival, and restore bone stock. Although functional improvement has been documented, it is unknown whether these composites survive long periods and whether they restore bone stock. We therefore determined long-term allograft-prosthesis composite survival… CONTINUE READING


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