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

Bilateral cobalt alloy femoral component fracture: a case report

PAVONE, VITO;
2004

Abstract

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
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