Brian S. Parsley, M.D, flag

Hip Arthroplasty After Intramedullary Hip Screw Fixation: A Perioperative Evaluation

Abstract OBJECTIVES:
Although literature exists regarding surgery after hip screw/side plate devices, we are unaware of any reports of hip arthroplasty after intramedullary devices.

DESIGN:
This is a retrospectively reviewed case series.

SETTING:
Tertiary care medical center.

PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS:
A consecutive unselected series.

INTERVENTION:
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.

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