Periprosthetic femoral fracture treatment with an intramedullary extension sleeve. A technical note

M. H. Huo, K. J. Keggi

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Abstract

Periprosthetic femoral fracture in patients with hip replacement can pose a significant challenge to the surgeon. The authors report a surgical technique that was utilized to successfully address the presence of a well-fixed, cemented, long-stem prosthesis. The authors do not recommend using this technique to remedy all periprosthetic femoral fractures. However, it may serve as a helpful alternative in extremely difficult situations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-195
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Orthopaedic Techniques
Volume2
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994

Keywords

  • Cement
  • Extension sleeve
  • Fracture
  • Hip replacement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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