Treatment of Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures in Hip Arthroplasty

  title={Treatment of Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures in Hip Arthroplasty},
  author={Sung Ki Park and Young Gun Kim and Shin Kim},
  booktitle={Clinics in orthopedic surgery},
BACKGROUND We analyzed the radiological and clinical results of our study subjects according to the management algorithm of the Vancouver classification system for the treatment of periprosthetic femoral fractures in hip arthroplasty. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 18 hips with postoperative periprosthetic femoral fractures. The average follow-up was 49 months. The fracture type was determined based on the Vancouver classification system. The management algorithm of the Vancouver… CONTINUE READING


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