Bilateral cobalt alloy femoral component fracture: a case report

Pavone, Vito; Youm, Thomas; Baldini, Todd; Rimnac, Clare; Wright, Timothy; Sculco, Thomas

2004 Apr;33(4):185-9, American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, NJ)

Even though at present femoral component fracture is a rare complication of total hip replacement, conditions still exist that predispose the prosthesis to failure. Component failure should be considered when a patient presents with pain in a previously asymptomatic hip, particularly in complex dysplastic hips requiring small stems, trochanteric osteotomy, and compromised cement technique

– id: J0111747, year: 2004, vol: 33, page: 185, stat: Journal Article,

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