Stem fracture of conserve hemiarthroplasty

Eric Stem, Gavan Duffy, Kurt Blasser, Mary I. O'Connor

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Resurfacing hemiarthroplasty of the femoral head has been recommended as a bone-preserving alternative to total hip arthroplasty for the management of osteonecrosis of the femoral head in the young patient. This case report describes failure of a cemented resurfacing hemiarthroplasty resulting from a fracture through the stem of the implant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)923-926
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Arthroplasty
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 2004


  • component failure
  • hemiarthroplasty
  • osteonecrosis
  • resurfacing
  • stem fracture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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