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Management of total hip replacement periprosthetic fractures

F.S. Haddad and F. Rayan

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.007012

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Management of total hip replacement periprosthetic fractures

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Periprosthetic fractures: intraoperative or postoperative femoral or acetabular fractures

Third commonest reason for reoperation after THA

Vancouver classification Type A, B, and C

Three most important factors that determine treatment are:

Site of the fracture

Stability of the implant

Quality of the surrounding bone stock.

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Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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