Injury 2022 Jul 21;53(7):2454-2461. Epub 2022 May 21.
Department of Orthopedics, Ramathibodi Hospital, 270, Rama VI Road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand.
Background: Periprosthetic femoral fracture (PFF) is well-known complication in cementless hip arthroplasty (HA), especially in the elderly with osteoporosis. To prevent intraoperative PFFs during HA, prophylactic cerclage wiring on the calcar area during femoral broaching and implant insertion is recommended. However, biomechanical data on the benefits of cerclage wiring in osteoporotic bone during impaction are limited and controversial. Read More