Total femur replacement

Abstract

Total femoral replacement after massive resection of bone and soft tissue sarcoma of the thigh can restore femoral integrity and allow patients to resume ambulation, albeit at a compromised level. This compromised functional capacity is superior to that achieved after hip disarticulation. Most reports of total femoral replacements are isolated case studies… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00402-009-0945-2

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@article{Ahmed2009TotalFR, title={Total femur replacement}, author={Adel Refaat Ahmed}, journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery}, year={2009}, volume={130}, pages={171-176} }