Fracturas peripostéticas sobre una revisión de artroplastia total de rodilla.

«Fracturas peripostéticas sobre una revisión de artroplastia total de rodilla. Una revisión de mejor práctica.»

Graham Walsha, d, , , Sudhindran Ankarathb, and Peter V. Giannoudisc,

aDepartment of Orthopaedics, Pinderfields Hospitals, Aberford Road, Wakefield WF1 4EE, UK bDepartment of Orthopaedics, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Acre Street, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD3 3EA, UK cDepartment of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, St. James’s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK dThe Stables, Church Lane, Southowram HX3 9TD, UK

Summary Periprosthetic fractures around knee replacements remain one of the most challenging problems that face the modern day orthopaedic surgeon. The incidence is on the rise with both an increasing elderly population and the increased use of prosthetic implants. This review looks at the options available to treat these fractures and, based on published results, presents an algorithm as a guide for the management of periprosthetic fractures of the femur above total knee arthroplasties.

Current Orthopaedics Volume 20, Issue 5 , October 2006, Pages 376-385.

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