Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures


    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

Fracture of the femoral shaft around a hip prosthesis presents the simultaneous problems of prosthetic stability and femoral- fracture management. Treatment options include nonoperative stabilization (traction) and operative stabilization by means of intramedullary fixation, extramedullary fixation, or proximal femoral prosthetic replacement.

    loading  Loading Related Articles