The Journal of Arthroplasty, Volume 28, Issue 2, 292 - 295

Steinman Pin Technique for the Removal of Well-Fixed Femoral Stems

Shah, Roshan P. et al.

Femoral stems with the capacity for exuberant bony in-growth, such as hydroxyapatite- or porous-coated stems, pose a challenge in the revision setting if extraction is required. The goal of minimal bone loss is crucial. We present an adjunct technique for the removal of well-fixed femoral stems with the use of Steinman pins.

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