K-Wire Technique for the Removal of Uncemented Femoral Stem in Revision THA


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Abstract

In this work, K wires were used for 5 patients undergoing revision total hip arthroplasty to remove well-fixed, uncemented femoral stem without osteotomy. The technique was successful and considered to be safer and more economic than osteotomy with shorter operative time and easier surgical set up.

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