Revision arthroplasty with use of a total femur prosthesis.

  title={Revision arthroplasty with use of a total femur prosthesis.},
  author={Christian Friesecke and J. Plutat and Alan Block},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={87 12},
BACKGROUND Surgeons performing revision arthroplasties of the hip and knee are confronted with a growing number of patients with extensive loss of bone stock. Implantation of a total femur prosthesis is a possible method of treatment of such patients. The purpose of this study was to assess the functional outcomes and the complications associated with total femur replacements used in revision arthroplasty. METHODS We evaluated the results associated with 100 total femur prostheses that had… CONTINUE READING