Classification of Femoral Abnormalities in Total Hip Arthroplasty

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


Bony abnormalities of the femur can significantly complicate total hip arthroplasty both for the primary and revision operations. No standard nomenclature exists for the description of these femoral abnormalities. A classification system is presented to standardize nomenclature, assist in preoperative planning, and to assist in the reporting of these defects.

    loading  Loading Related Articles