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Periprosthetic Fractures

  • Francesco Giron
  • Paolo Aglietti
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Abstract

Periprosthetic fractures of the knee are all those skeletal fractures that involve any one of the three joint ends of the prosthetized knee (femur, tibia, or patella) not more than 15 cm from the joint line.

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Total Knee Arthroplasty Femoral Component Total Knee Replacement Tibial Component PERIPROSTHETIC Fracture 
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  • Francesco Giron
    • 1
  • Paolo Aglietti
    • 1
  1. 1.IInd Orthopaedic Clinic of the University of FlorenceNew YorkUSA

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