Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 2022 Feb 11:103242. Epub 2022 Feb 11.
Surgery Department, Montreal University, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, 5415, boulevard de l'Assomption, H1T 2M4 Montréal, Québec, Canada; Clinique Orthopédique Duval, 1487, boulevard des Laurentides, H7M 2Y3 Laval, Québec, Canada; Personalized Arthroplasty Society, 3525, Piedmont road NE, Building 5 suite 300, 30305 Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:
Background: Complex anatomy of the proximal femur makes total hip arthroplasty (THA) more challenging. Short, straight, fluted and conical titanium stem like the Wagner Cone can be helpful to address small femoral canal, increased femoral neck version, important leg length discrepancy or proximal femoral deformity. The outcome in these patients is less assured and associated with high rate of complications. Read More