152 results match your criteria Fibrous Cortical Defect

Non-ossifying fibromas and fibrous cortical defects around the knee - an epidemiologic survey in a Japanese pediatric population.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2022 Apr 22;23(1):378. Epub 2022 Apr 22.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, West 16, South 1, Chuo- ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-8543, Japan.

Background: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence of non-ossifying fibroma (NOF) and fibrous cortical defect (FCD) in a Japanese pediatric population and the association between the lesion size and pain.

Methods: This retrospective study, conducted across 10 Japanese institutions, included patients aged 5-15 years who had undergone standard antero-posterior and lateral view radiography of the knee. Using these radiographs, we diagnosed the lesion as a NOF or FCD. Read More

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Prevalence of benign bone lesions of the lower extremity in the pediatric spinal disorders: a whole-body imaging study.

J Pediatr Orthop B 2022 Jan 31. Epub 2022 Jan 31.

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University School of Medicine, Istanbul Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Istanbul Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Cermik State Hospital, Diyarbakir Comprehensive Spine Center, Acibadem University Maslak Hospital, Istanbul Department of Radiology, Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Istanbul Department of Radiology, Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

There is a paucity of knowledge about benign bone lesions. The advances in imaging methods can screen bone lesions incidentally, and missing information can be provided. The aim of the study is to collect information about the prevalence and natural history of benign bone lesions with the use of whole-body biplanar slot-scanning imaging (EOS). Read More

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January 2022

Biomaterial design strategies to address obstacles in craniomaxillofacial bone repair.

RSC Adv 2021 17;11(29):17809-17827. Epub 2021 May 17.

Dept of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

Biomaterial design to repair craniomaxillofacial defects has largely focused on promoting bone regeneration, while there are many additional factors that influence this process. The bone microenvironment is complex, with various mechanical property differences between cortical and cancellous bone, a unique porous architecture, and multiple cell types that must maintain homeostasis. This complex environment includes a vascular architecture to deliver cells and nutrients, osteoblasts which form new bone, osteoclasts which resorb excess bone, and upon injury, inflammatory cells and bacteria which can lead to failure to repair. Read More

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Giant cell tumor of bone in an eighteenth-century Italian mummy.

Virchows Arch 2021 Dec 30;479(6):1255-1261. Epub 2021 Aug 30.

Department of Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna, Ravenna, Italy.

Giant cell tumor (GCT) of the bone is a locally aggressive and rarely metastasizing neoplasm. It is composed of neoplastic mononuclear stromal cells with a monotonous appearance admixed with macrophages and osteoclast-like giant cells. In a small subset of cases, GCT is malignant. Read More

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December 2021

Off Clamping Laparoscopic Resection of An Extreme Rare Renal Mesenchymal Tumor: An Angiomyolipoma of Renal Capsule.

Urol J 2021 Jul 11;18(6):703-705. Epub 2021 Jul 11.

Assistant professor of pathology department of Shiraz University of medical science.

Renal mesenchymal tumors are described as neoplasms with vascular, fibrous, and adipose tissues. The renal lipoma is an extremely rare renal mesenchymal tumor, typically originating from renal capsule and it is usually presented as well circumscribed homogenous fat containing mass. Angiomyolipoma (AML) is the most common benign mesenchymal renal tumor which is composed of mature epithelioid cells. Read More

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ALK-rearranged histiocytosis: Report of two cases with involvement of the central nervous system.

Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 2021 10 18;47(6):878-881. Epub 2021 Jun 18.

Pathology Unit, Department of Laboratories, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

Aims: Histiocytoses are a heterogeneous group of localized or disseminated diseases. Clinical presentation and patients' outcome vary greatly, ranging from mild to life-threatening disorders. Rare cases of systemic or localized histiocytosis harboring ALK rearrangement have been reported. Read More

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October 2021

Diagnostic Imaging and Cytological Analysis Aid the Clinical Investigation of Long Digital Extensor Tendon Subtendinous Bursitis in a Horse.

J Equine Vet Sci 2021 06 16;101:103449. Epub 2021 Mar 16.

Department of Large Animal and Wildlife Clinical Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University Kamphaeng Saen Campus, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. Electronic address:

The fetlock joint is a high mobility structure that accommodates enormous loading during locomotion. An injury of the superficial constituent such as subtendinous bursitis may occur due to repeated trauma. An 8-year old school riding horse was presented with dorsomedial distension in the left hindlimb fetlock region. Read More

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The application of Bonelike® Poro as a synthetic bone substitute for the management of critical-sized bone defects - A comparative approach to the autograft technique - A preliminary study.

Bone Rep 2021 Jun 9;14:101064. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Veterinary Clinics Department, Abel Salazar Biomedical Sciences Institute (ICBAS), University of Porto (UP), Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, nº 228, 4050-313, Porto, Portugal.

The effective treatment of non-unions and critical-sized defects remains a challenge in the orthopedic field. From a tissue engineering perspective, this issue can be addressed through the application bioactive matrixes to support bone regeneration, such as Bonelike®, as opposed to the widespread autologous grafting technique. An improved formulation of Bonelike® Poro, was assessed as a synthetic bone substitute in an ovine model for critical-sized bone defects. Read More

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Response to Zoledronic Acid Infusion in Children With Fibrous Dysplasia.

Front Pediatr 2020 24;8:582316. Epub 2020 Nov 24.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar, India.

This retrospective study evaluated the outcome and safety of long-term treatment with zoledronic acid, in both polyostotic and mono-ostotic fibrous dysplasia (FD) of children. The case records of children and adolescents with symptomatic FD who received zoledronic acid (0.1 mg/kg IV infusion over 1 h) and have completed at least 2 years follow-up were analyzed. Read More

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November 2020

Bisphosphonates for the treatment of fibrous dysplasia of bone.

Bone 2021 02 2;143:115784. Epub 2020 Dec 2.

INSERM UMR 1033, Université de Lyon, Hôpital E Herriot, Lyon cedex 03, France.

Introduction: Fibrous dysplasia of bone (FD) is a rare congenital bone disease, due to a somatic mutation of GNAS. This mutation results in a defect of osteoblast differentiation and mineralization and also an increase in bone resorption by large active osteoclasts. Bone pain is present in half of patients and is the main determinant of quality of life of patients with FD. Read More

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February 2021

Performance of two bone substitutes of novel cotton-like β-TCP/PDLGA and granular β-TCP on bone regeneration in the femoral bone defect of the Beagle dogs.

Bone Rep 2020 Dec 24;13:100718. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1-1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu 807-8555, Japan.

This study aimed to clarify whether novel cotton-like composite made of β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) and poly(Dl-lactide--glycolide) (PDLGA) has a different effect on bone regeneration after bone defect than that of granular β-TCP. Five male Beagle dogs served as subjects. Cortical and medullary bone defect as non-through holes were made at the diaphysis of the bilateral femurs. Read More

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December 2020

Benign skull and subdural lesions in patients with prior medulloblastoma therapy.

Childs Nerv Syst 2021 02 2;37(2):359-366. Epub 2020 Sep 2.

Department of Medical Imaging, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 225 East Chicago Avenue, Box 9, Chicago, IL, 60611-2991, USA.

Purpose: To report on our institutional cohort of patients and review the literature of medulloblastoma patients who developed skull/subdural-based lesions following treatment.

Methods: Following institutional review board (IRB) approval, we retrospectively reviewed the medical records of four children with a history of treated medulloblastoma who developed non-specific skull-based/subdural lesions incidentally found on surveillance imaging.

Results: Biopsies of the lesions proved the pathology to be low grade and included inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, cortical fibrous defect consistent with fibroma, fibrous tissue, and fibrous dysplasia. Read More

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February 2021

Pathological Fracture of the Tibia in a Monostotic Anterior Cortical Fibrous Dysplasia: Hybrid Fixation with UnicorticalOsteoperiosteal Non-Vascularized Fibula Graft - A Case Report.

J Orthop Case Rep 2020 ;9(6):19-22

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Introduction: Fibrous Dysplasia is a relatively rare Musculoskeletal disorders in which there is a defect in remodelling of immature bone to mature lamellar bone. Fibrous Dysplasia was first described by Von Recklinghausen in 1891, but it was Lichtenstein who labelled it polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia in 1938. Union of Pathological Fractures in a bone affected by Fibrous Dysplasia poses a difficult set of Challenges for treating Physicians. Read More

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January 2020

Polymeric nanofibrous scaffolds laden with cell-derived extracellular matrix for bone regeneration.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2020 Aug 24;113:110981. Epub 2020 Apr 24.

Department Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030, United States of America. Electronic address:

Bone tissue engineering aims to alleviate the shortage of available autograft material and the biological/mechanical incompatibility of allografts through fabrication of bioactive synthetic bone graft substitutes. However, these substitute grafting materials have insufficient biological potency that limits their clinical efficacy in regenerating large defects. Extracellular matrix, a natural tissue scaffold laden with biochemical and structural cues regulating cell adhesion and tissue morphogenesis, may be a versatile supplement that can extend its biological functionality to synthetic grafts. Read More

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A microarchitectural assessment of the gluteal tuberosity suggests two possible patterns in entheseal changes.

Am J Phys Anthropol 2020 06 10;172(2):291-299. Epub 2020 Mar 10.

Laboratory for Anthropology, Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia.

Objectives: Macroscopic entheseal forms show two main features: predominant signs of bony formation or resorption. To understand the development of these forms, we investigated microarchitectural differences between the macroscopic proliferative and resorptive forms of the gluteus maximus enthesis.

Materials And Methods: The macromorphological analysis of entheseal changes (EC) was based on the Villotte, visual scoring system for fibrous entheses. Read More

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Elevated 68Ga-DOTATATE Activity in Fibrous Cortical Defect.

Clin Nucl Med 2020 May;45(5):417-419

Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

FDG PET/CT was performed for staging in a 15-year-old adolescent girl with cholangiocarcinoma, which showed only mild activity in the tumor but more impressive FDG activity in right femoral fibrous cortical defect without any other hypermetabolic lesions elsewhere. Pathological examination of the resected cholangiocarcinoma revealed significant neuroendocrine differentiation, which lead to subsequent Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT study. Unexpectedly, the same femoral fibrous cortical defect also had increased Ga-DOTATATE activity. Read More

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Ulnar focal cortical indentation: a progressive, deforming variant of focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia.

Pediatr Radiol 2019 02 15;49(2):187-195. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Department of Musculoskeletal Radiology,, Temple University Hospital, 3401 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA.

Background: Focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia is a rare growth disturbance of bone resulting in deformity. In the ulna, focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia is particularly rare, and the characteristic fibroligamentous tether can result in progressive deformity with progressive dislocation of the radial head. The fibroligamentous tether is similar in appearance and function to the Vickers ligament seen in Madelung deformity. Read More

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February 2019

Differential Diagnosis of Complicated Bone Stress Injury in a Female Collegiate Swimmer.

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2018 10;48(10):823

An 18-year-old woman presented to a direct-access military physical therapy clinic after a fall directly onto the knee, with subsequent medial knee pain. The history and examination of the patient led the physical therapist to order radiographs, which revealed a pre-existing metaphyseal fibrous defect. On the same day, an orthopaedic consultation recommended magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography, which showed a progression from a benign cortical defect to disruption of the posterior femur and surrounding bone marrow edema consistent with bone stress injury. Read More

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October 2018

3D Printing Nanoscale Bioactive Glass Scaffolds Enhance Osteoblast Migration and Extramembranous Osteogenesis through Stimulating Immunomodulation.

Adv Healthc Mater 2018 08 27;7(16):e1800361. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Materials Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510641, China.

Bioactive glass (BG) can repair bone defects, however, it is not clear whether BG has the ability for bone augmentation without making any bone defect. Unlike the intramembranous osteogenesis in bone defect repair, the extramembranous osteogenesis occurs outside the cortical bone and the osteoprogenitor cells show the reversed migration. Herein, nanoscale bioactive glass scaffolds (BGSs) are fabricated, and their role and immunomodulation-related mechanism in the extramembranous osteogenesis are investigated. Read More

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[Benign and malignant giant-cell rich lesions of bone: Pathological diagnosis with special emphasis on recent immunohistochemistry and molecular techniques].

Ann Pathol 2018 Apr 23;38(2):92-102. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Service d'anatomie pathologique et neuropathologie, department of pathology, CHU de Timone, Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), BMT-Timone 2, 2(e) étage, 264, rue Saint-Pierre, 13000 Marseille, France.

The infiltration by numerous osteoclastic giant cells is a frequent finding in bone tumors and pseudo-tumors. Pathologists must integrate clinical and radiological data to achieve a correct diagnosis in bone pathology. Benign giant-cell rich lesions of bone encompass giant cell tumor of bone, aneurysmal bone cyst, chondroblastoma, brown tumor and fibrous cortical defect/non-ossifying fibroma. Read More

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Effects of mechanical loading on cortical defect repair using a novel mechanobiological model of bone healing.

Bone 2018 03 4;108:145-155. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, New York University, Brooklyn, NY, USA; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, NY, USA; Department of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:

Mechanical loading is an important aspect of post-surgical fracture care. The timing of load application relative to the injury event may differentially regulate repair depending on the stage of healing. Here, we used a novel mechanobiological model of cortical defect repair that offers several advantages including its technical simplicity and spatially confined repair program, making effects of both physical and biological interventions more easily assessed. Read More

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Comparative Effectiveness of Bone Grafting Using Xenograft Freeze-Dried Cortical Bovine, Allograft Freeze-Dried Cortical New Zealand White Rabbit, Xenograft Hydroxyapatite Bovine, and Xenograft Demineralized Bone Matrix Bovine in Bone Defect of Femoral Diaphysis of White Rabbit: Experimental Study In Vivo.

Int J Biomater 2017 28;2017:7571523. Epub 2017 Sep 28.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Airlangga University, Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia.

Autogenous bone graft is gold standard in treating bone defects, but it might have difficulty in corporation and rejection reaction. This study is to compare the effectiveness among freeze-dried xenograft, freeze-dried allograft, hydroxyapatite xenograft, and demineralized bone matrix xenograft as bone graft to fill bone defect in femoral diaphysis of white rabbit. Thirty male New Zealand white rabbits were distributed into five groups. Read More

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September 2017


Georgian Med News 2017 Jan(262):4-14

Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Department of Radiology and Paediatric Radiology, Department of Radiologic Diagnostics, Ukraine.

Metaphyseal cortical defect (metaphyseal fibrous defect, cortical fibrous defect) of the long bones is a quite common variant of the bone structure's pathologic changes. The cortical defects and similar to their tumor-like processes (non-ossifying fibroma, benign fibrous histiocytoma etc.) are characterized by particular qualities of the clinical symptoms and radiologic signs. Read More

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January 2017

Osteosynthesis of ununited femoral neck fracture by internal fixation combined with iliac crest bone chips and muscle pedicle bone grafting.

Indian J Orthop 2016 Jul-Aug;50(4):366-73

Department of Orthopaedics, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Background: Ununited femoral neck fracture is seen commonly in developing countries due to delayed presentation or failure of primary internal fixation. Such fractures, commonly present with partial or total absorption of femoral neck, osteonecrosis of femoral head in 8-30% cases with upward migration of trochanter posing problem for osteosynthesis, especially in younger individuals. Several techniques for treatment of such conditions are described like osteotomies or nonvascularied cortical or cancellous bone grafting provided varying degrees of success in terms of fracture union but unsatisfactory long term results occurred due to varying incidence of avascular necrosis (AVN) of femoral head. Read More

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Demineralized bone matrix fibers formable as general and custom 3D printed mold-based implants for promoting bone regeneration.

Biofabrication 2016 07 26;8(3):035007. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

LifeNet Health Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Virginia Beach, VA, USA.

Introduction: Bone repair frequently requires time-consuming implant construction, particularly when using un-formed implants with poor handling properties. We therefore developed osteoinductive, micro-fibrous surface patterned demineralized bone matrix (DBM) fibers for engineering both defect-matched and general three-dimensional implants.

Methods And Results: Implant molds were filled with demineralized human cortical bone fibers there were compressed and lyophilized, forming mechanically strong shaped DBM scaffolds. Read More

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Stress Fractures of the Distal Femur Involving Small Nonossifying Fibromas in Young Athletes.

Orthopedics 2016 Nov 26;39(6):e1197-e1200. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

Small nonossifying fibromas (ie, fibrocortical defects) are incidental findings commonly seen on radiographs of young patients evaluated for extremity pain or sport-related trauma. Although pathological fractures have been reported in larger lesions, the subcentimeter, intracortical defects are not generally thought to predispose to pathological fractures. The authors report on 2 young athletes who presented with knee pain after initiating conditioning exercise programs (cross-training). Read More

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November 2016

Association between intraosseous schwannoma occurrence and the position of the intraosseous nutrient vessel: A case report.

Oncol Lett 2016 May 22;11(5):3185-3188. Epub 2016 Mar 22.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama 930-0194, Japan.

Intraosseous schwannoma is a rare benign bone tumor that originates from Schwann cells of the nerve sheath. The majority of intraosseous schwannomas arise in the mandible and sacrum, but an intraosseous schwannoma involving the ulna is described in the present case report. Radiologically, the current case presented as a well-defined lytic lesion, with a pathological fracture and no intralesional calcification, in the proximal metaphysis of the left ulna. Read More

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Occipital cephalocele with neural crest remnants? Radiological and pathological findings in a newborn boy.

Childs Nerv Syst 2016 Jun 19;32(6):1141-4. Epub 2015 Nov 19.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Fukui, 23-3, Matsuokashimoaizuki, Eiheiji-cho, Yoshida-gun, Fukui, 910-1193, Japan.

Purpose: A cephalocele is a congenital anomaly involving the herniation of intracranial tissue from a skull defect. The sac containing the central nervous system (CNS) with the ventricle system is called the encephalocystocele. An atretic cephalocele is thought to be an abortive form of cephalocele, and the essential nature is still controversial. Read More

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Relevance of fiber integrated gelatin-nanohydroxyapatite composite scaffold for bone tissue regeneration.

Nanotechnology 2015 Oct 16;26(40):405101. Epub 2015 Sep 16.

Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Kochi, Kerala 682041, India.

Porous nanohydroxyapatite (nanoHA) is a promising bone substitute, but it is brittle, which limits its utility for load bearing applications. To address this issue, herein, biodegradable electrospun microfibrous sheets of poly(L-lactic acid)-(PLLA)-polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) were incorporated into a gelatin-nanoHA matrix which was investigated for its mechanical properties, the physical integration of the fibers with the matrix, cell infiltration, osteogenic differentiation and bone regeneration. The inclusion of sacrificial fibers like PVA along with PLLA and leaching resulted in improved cellular infiltration towards the center of the scaffold. Read More

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October 2015

Mid-term results of previously cemented hip arthroplasties revised with uncemented modular femoral components: a retrospective study.

J Orthop Surg Res 2015 Aug 14;10:123. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Department of Orthopaedics, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background: We evaluated the mid-term results of previously cemented hip arthroplasties revised with uncemented modular femoral components.

Methods: The study included 40 patients (36 females (90 %) and 4 males (10 %), mean age 67.6 years, range 39-87 years) who underwent revision of a previously cemented hip prosthesis with an uncemented modular femoral stem between 2005 and 2009. Read More

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