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Type: Journal article
Title: Cementless stem stabilization after intraoperative fracture: A radiostereometric analysis
Author: Campbell, D.
Mercer, G.
Nilsson, G.
Callary, S.
Citation: Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 2010; 468(3):898-901
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Issue Date: 2010
ISSN: 0009-921X
1528-1132
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David Campbell, Graham Mercer, Kjell G. Nilsson, Stuart A. Callary
Abstract: We present the case of a patient with intraoperative femoral fracture during THA, which was repaired using cerclage fixation and insertion of an hydroxyapatite-coated cementless stem. The patient was evaluated postoperatively using radiostereometry during a 2-year course, and despite a large amount of subsidence and rotation, stabilization occurred and was maintained by 6 months. By evaluating the pattern of stem migration after intraoperative fracture, this case shows, even in the presence of instability, a successful clinical outcome can be achieved using an hydroxyapatite-coated cementless stem. One or more of the authors (GM) have received funding from DePuy Orthopaedics Inc, Warsaw, IN, for this study. Each author certifies that his or her institution approved the reporting of this case report, that all investigations were conducted in conformity with ethical principles of research, and that informed consent for participation in the study was obtained. This work was performed at Repatriation General Hospital.
Keywords: Humans; Joint Instability; Femoral Fractures; Intraoperative Complications; Prosthesis Failure; Durapatite; Coated Materials, Biocompatible; Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip; Fracture Fixation, Internal; Cementation; Prosthesis Design; Hip Prosthesis; Fracture Healing; Aged; Female
Description: © The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons® 2009
RMID: 0020093602
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-009-1082-5
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