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Stress-related femoral cortical and cancellous bone density loss after collum femoris preserving uncemented total hip arthroplasty: a prospective 7-year follow-up with quantitative computed tomography.

Authors
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  • 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Rathsberger Str. 57, 91054, Erlangen, Germany. , (Germany)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery
1434-3916
Publication Date
Volume
132
Issue
8
Pages
1111–1119
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00402-012-1537-0
PMID: 22622793
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Proximal cortical and cancellous bone density loss and decrease of contact area indicate that metaphyseal fixation cannot be achieved. The lack of cortical BD loss and increase of contact area values below the trochanter minor suggest diaphyseal fixation.

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