J Korean Hip Soc.  2010 Jun;22(2):97-103. 10.5371/jkhs.2010.22.2.97.

Revision of the Femoral Stem

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Inha University, Incheon, Korea. moon@inha.ac.kr

Abstract

There is an increasing need for revision of the femoral stem due to a high frequency of total hip arthroplasty. Recently, many orthopedic professionals are paying particular attention to the durability of revision arthroplasty. This review article includes the most recent information and published studies about revision of the femoral stem. It is ordered as follows: preoperative evaluation, surgical planning, surgical approaches, implant removal, reimplantation, perioperative complications and clinical results according to implant type.

Keyword

Total hip arthroplasty; Revision of the femoral stem
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