The Journal of Arthroplasty, Volume 27, Issue 3, 494.e5 - 494.e8

An Unusual Way of Intramedullar Fixation After a Periprosthetic Supracondylar Femur Fracture

Pot, Johan H. et al.
Knee

Periprosthetic supracondylar femoral fractures after a total knee arthroplasty are difficult surgical problems. We report a case of an 84-year-old woman with an osteoporotic fracture that was not deemed amenable to conventional treatment. In this case, a complete consolidation was achieved by using a proximal femur nail antirotation nail upside down and through the fracture for fixation.


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