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Increased risk for early periprosthetic fractures after uncemented total hip replacement

Søren Solgaard & Anne Grete Kjersgaard Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gentofte Hospital
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to describe a new type of proximal periprosthetic fracture occurring within the first six weeks after total hip arthroplasty and to analyse possible causes of a rising incidence. MATERIAL AND METHODS Patient files and radiographs from 2,408 uncemented hip replacements were analysed and patients with a periprosthetic split fracture reaching from the calcar to the medial femoral shaft below the lesser trochanter were included. RESULTS A total of 28 fractures in 2,408 uncemented primary hip replacements were included. Almost all fractures were seen...
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