The modified Harrington procedure for metastatic peri-acetabular bone destruction

  title={The modified Harrington procedure for metastatic peri-acetabular bone destruction},
  author={Ines Vielgut and Patrick Sadoghi and Markus Gregori and Florian Maria Kovar and Karin Pichler and Werner Maurer-Ertl and Andreas Leithner},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
We describe the outcome in a series of patients treated for metastatic peri-actetabular and iliac bone destruction using a modified technique of Harrington’s procedure. Between 2006 and 2012, nine patients with a mean age of 62.2 years (42–75 years) were treated using a modified Harrington technique. Thereby, total hip replacement implants augmented by two to three threaded pins and cement were used to restore bony continuity of the pelvis and to achieve a stable construction allowing immediate… CONTINUE READING
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