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Limb Salvage pp 395-398 | Cite as

Muscle Reattachment — Especially the Gluteal Muscles — After Proximal Femoral Resection and Replacement by Tumor Prosthesis

  • A. Schreiber
  • G. U. Exner
  • A. R. von Hochstetter
Conference paper

Abstract

The muscles inserting at the major trochanter (gluteal muscles, external rotators) are major abductors and extensors of the hip and have important functions for locomotion and stabilization against limping.

Keywords

Limb Salvage Gluteal Muscle Bone Allograft Stable Fixation Major Trochanter 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Schreiber
    • 1
  • G. U. Exner
    • 1
  • A. R. von Hochstetter
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicsUniversity ofZurich/BalgristZürichSwitzerland

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