Hip resurfacing with retention of existing hardware - case report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Despite operative reduction and internal fixation (ORIF), many patients who sustain proximal femur fractures develop posttraumatic arthritis. Conventional total hip arthroplasty (THA)in the setting of altered femoral morphology and retained hardware can be quite challenging. Hip resurfacing can provide a favorable option. The present report describes three patients in whom the use of resurfacing precluded the need for hardware removal and provided excellent pain relief.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Maguire, CM; Seyler, TM; Jinnah, RH; Ward, WG

Published Date

  • 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 69 Suppl 1 /

Start / End Page

  • S98 - 102

PubMed ID

  • 22035494

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1936-9727


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States