Retaining well-fixed cementless stem in the treatment of infected hip arthroplasty

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Two-stage reconstruction, reimplantation after removal of an infected prosthesis, has been considered to be the gold standard for treatment of infected hip arthroplasty. However, during the removal of a well-fixed femoral stem, the proximal femur can be damaged and a sequestrum can be formed, which might lead to chronic osteomyelitis… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/17453674.2013.795830

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