No consensus on implant choice for oligometastatic disease of the femoral head and neck.

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Journal of bone oncology, ISSN: 2212-1366, Vol: 12, Page: 14-18

Publication Year:
2018
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PMID:
29850399
DOI:
10.1016/j.jbo.2018.02.006
Author(s):
Reif, Taylor J; Strotman, Patrick K; Kliethermes, Stephanie A; Miller, Benjamin J; Nystrom, Lukas M
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
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Medicine
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article description
Metastatic disease involving the femoral head and neck is often treated with a hemiarthroplasty or total hip arthroplasty (THA) to prevent pathologic fracture but there are no outcome studies demonstrating superiority of one option over the other.