Surgical treatment for metastatic disease of the pelvis and the proximal end of the femur.

@article{Damron2000SurgicalTF,
  title={Surgical treatment for metastatic disease of the pelvis and the proximal end of the femur.},
  author={Timothy A. Damron and Franklin H. Sim},
  journal={Instructional course lectures},
  year={2000},
  volume={49},
  pages={461-70}
}
Advances in the treatment of invasive cancers continue to improve the longevity of patients who have these diseases; thus, the care of patients who have bone metastases is an issue of the utmost importance to the orthopaedic surgeon. In terms of maintaining the ability to walk, no site of potential metastatic involvement is more crucial than the proximal end of the femur and the acetabulum. Advances in femoral and acetabular implants, imaging modalities, and operative techniques now allow… CONTINUE READING

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