Periprosthetic fracture after total hip arthroplasty

Frank A. Difazio, Stephen J. Incavo

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Abstract

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
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2005

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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