AAOS: Short femoral stem reduces incidence of secondary complications after THA
Conventional versus Short, Anatomic Metaphyseal-Fitting Cementless Stem for Femoral Neck Fracture
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70 patients with femoral neck fractures undergoing total hip arthroplasty were randomized to receive either a short, anatomic metaphyseal-fitting femoral stem in comparison to the standard diaphyseal-fitting femoral stem. The results at minimum 2 years follow-up indicated that clinical outcomes were similar between groups, and that patients who received the short metaphyseal-fitting stems experien...
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