Technique for a composite femoral intramedullary plug in cemented hip arthroplasty

Patrick Owens, Carlos J. Lavernia

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Abstract

A brief technique to place a cement plug on top of a polyethylene is presented. This technique has helped the authors obtain better cement mantles when they are plugging the canal in total hip replacement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-371
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Arthroplasty
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1999

Keywords

  • Biomechanical studies
  • Cemented hip arthroplasty
  • Femoral intramedullary plug
  • Hip replacement
  • Technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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