Hip Arthroplasty After Intramedullary Hip Screw Fixation: A Perioperative Evaluation
Although literature exists regarding surgery after hip screw/side plate devices, we are unaware of any reports of hip arthroplasty after intramedullary devices.
This is a retrospectively reviewed case series.
Tertiary care medical center.
A consecutive unselected series.
Hip arthroplasty surgery after failed hip fracture fixation surgery using an intramedullary nail device.
MAIN OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS:
Twenty cases of conversion surgery after intramedullary fixation for hip fractures were retrospectively reviewed.