Proximal Femoral Replacement

  • Eustathios Kenanidis
  • Eleftherios TsiridisEmail author
  • Anthony Viste
  • Michael J. Taunton
  • Mathew P. Abdel
  • Valeriy Murilev
  • Yaroslav Rukin
  • Rashid Tikhilov
  • Georgi I. Wassilew


PFA is an established treatment method for the management of bone loss following oncological resection [1]. PFA is also rarely used for non-neoplastic conditions with a massive femoral bone loss [2]. The main reasons for major proximal femoral segmental defects or massive bone loss following THA are septic and aseptic loosening, periprosthetic fractures and multiple previous failed reconstructive procedures [3]. Possible treatment options for these patients include:


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eustathios Kenanidis
    • 1
  • Eleftherios Tsiridis
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Anthony Viste
    • 4
    • 5
  • Michael J. Taunton
    • 6
  • Mathew P. Abdel
    • 6
  • Valeriy Murilev
    • 7
  • Yaroslav Rukin
    • 8
  • Rashid Tikhilov
    • 9
  • Georgi I. Wassilew
    • 10
  1. 1.Academic Orthopaedic UnitAristotle University Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Papageorgiou General HospitalPavlos MelasGreece
  3. 3.Aristotle University Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  4. 4.Hospices Civils de Lyon, CHU Lyon SudLyonFrance
  5. 5.Service de Chirurgie Orthopédique et TraumatologiqueLyonFrance
  6. 6.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryMayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  7. 7.Head Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Department of Botkin HospitalMoscowRussia
  8. 8.Head Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Department of First Sechenov Medical UniversityMoscowRussia
  9. 9.Vreden Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and OrthopedicsSankt-PetersburgRussia
  10. 10.Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Orthopaedic DepartmentCharité-Universitätsmedizin BerlinBerlinGermany

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