Periprosthetic Femur Fractures: Current Concepts and Management

Guillaume D. Dumont, Jacob R. Zide, Michael H. Huo

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Periprosthetic femur fractures are complex problems. Its incidence is reported to be increasing with the increasing number of total hip replacements. Treatment recommendations are based upon the fracture location and implant fixation stability. Despite improvements in fixation and surgical techniques, clinical outcome remains suboptimal. This review focuses on the discussion of periprosthetic femur fractures around a total hip replacement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-13
Number of pages5
JournalSeminars in Arthroplasty
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2010


  • femur
  • fracture
  • periprosthetic
  • total hip replacement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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