CORR Insights®: Is There a Benefit to Modularity in ‘Simpler’ Femoral Revisions?

CORR Insights®: Is There a Benefit to Modularity in ‘Simpler’ Femoral Revisions? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Clin Orthop Relat Res (2016) 474:421–422 / DOI 10.1007/s11999-015-4524-2 A Publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons® Published online: 25 August 2015 The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons1 2015 CORR Insights CORR Insights : Is There a Benefit to Modularity in ‘Simpler’ Femoral Revisions? C. Anderson Engh Jr MD Where Are We Now? failure rate is correlated with the extent disadvantages of modular body stems, of femoral bone loss. When the should surgeons continue to use these ementless distal fixation for femoral diaphyseal bone is damaged or components for milder femoral bone femoral revision is an estab- of poor quality, failure of distal fixa- loss when nonmodular body stems C lished and effective surgical tion increases [3]. Modular body have been proven to be effective for technique [1, 3]. Failure of these femoral stems were developed to these defects? femoral revisions at 10 years is typi- facilitate reconstruction of the most The authors addressed this question cally less than 10%. However, the difficult femoral revisions. The modu- with a retrospective multicenter study. lar construct allows surgeons to In their study, the authors also deter- improve distal fixation with a wide mined http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Wolters Kluwer Health

CORR Insights®: Is There a Benefit to Modularity in ‘Simpler’ Femoral Revisions?

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2015 by The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®
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Medicine & Public Health; Orthopedics; Surgical Orthopedics; Medicine/Public Health, general; Surgery; Sports Medicine; Conservative Orthopedics
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0009-921X
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1528-1132
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10.1007/s11999-015-4524-2
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Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Clin Orthop Relat Res (2016) 474:421–422 / DOI 10.1007/s11999-015-4524-2 A Publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons® Published online: 25 August 2015 The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons1 2015 CORR Insights CORR Insights : Is There a Benefit to Modularity in ‘Simpler’ Femoral Revisions? C. Anderson Engh Jr MD Where Are We Now? failure rate is correlated with the extent disadvantages of modular body stems, of femoral bone loss. When the should surgeons continue to use these ementless distal fixation for femoral diaphyseal bone is damaged or components for milder femoral bone femoral revision is an estab- of poor quality, failure of distal fixa- loss when nonmodular body stems C lished and effective surgical tion increases [3]. Modular body have been proven to be effective for technique [1, 3]. Failure of these femoral stems were developed to these defects? femoral revisions at 10 years is typi- facilitate reconstruction of the most The authors addressed this question cally less than 10%. However, the difficult femoral revisions. The modu- with a retrospective multicenter study. lar construct allows surgeons to In their study, the authors also deter- improve distal fixation with a wide mined

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Clinical Orthopaedics and Related ResearchWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Aug 25, 2015

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