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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 81-83

Unusual way of loosened total hip arthroplasty treatment with an Austin Moore endoprosthesis


1 Department of Orthopaedics, Clinical Hospital Centre Split, Split, Croatia
2 School of Medicine, University of Split, Split, Croatia

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K Becic
School of Medicine, University of Split, Split
Croatia
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DOI: 10.4103/0022-3859.128823

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A 65-year-old female patient with aseptic loosening of total cemented hip endoprosthesis and pathologic fracture of the femur at the level of the stem of endoprosthesis was presented. As no appropriate endoprosthesis was available due to the war in Croatia and war priority, the problem was managed by femur osteosynthesis and implantation of a partial Austin Moore hip endoprosthesis. The endoprosthesis is still functioning well (for 20 years).To the best of the author's knowledge, nobody has ever treated problem like this using this alternative, an unconventional method, with an Austin Moore endoprosthesis.






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