Periprosthetic fracture after total hip arthroplasty

Frank A. Difazio, Stephen J. Incavo

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Periprosthetic fractures after total hip arthroplasty can present a difficult challenge to the reconstructive surgeons. Femoral fractures are addressed by the Vancouver classification system. Periprosthetic acetabular fracture treatment is based on adequate bone support to provide component stability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-126
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Arthroplasty
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2005


  • Acetabular fracture
  • Femoral fracture
  • Periprosthetic fracture
  • Total hip arthroplasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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