Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures.

Journal Article (Academic article)

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.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kelley, SS

Published Date

  • May 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 164 - 172

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1067-151X