Biomechanical Comparison of 2 Different Femoral Stems in the Shortening Osteotomy of the High-Riding Hip


Tuncay I., YILDIZ F., BILSEL K., UZER G., ELMADAG M., ERDEN T., ...More

JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY, vol.31, no.6, pp.1346-1351, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.12.005
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1346-1351

Abstract

Background: We hypothesized that a rectangular cross-sectional femoral stem may produce more initial stability of the transverse subtrochanteric femoral shortening osteotomy rather than a circular cross-sectional stem.