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Year : 1996  |  Volume : 42  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 82-4

Total hip arthroplasty for giant cell tumour.

Department of Orthopaedics, Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Mumbai.

Correspondence Address:
S S Kulkarni
Department of Orthopaedics, Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Mumbai.

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PMID: 0009715324

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A 32 month follow up of an uncommon case of a Giant Cell Tumour affecting the proximal end of femur is presented. Following a wide excision, the hip was reconstructed using Charnley type of low friction total hip arthroplasty. At a 32 month review, there was no recurrence and the function was good.


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2004 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
Official Publication of the Staff Society of the Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
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