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Two cases are reported in which fractures of the femoral shaft occurred below hip prostheses. In both cases a complete revision was considered impossible but by means of a very simple operation both patients were promptly returned to mobility.
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Accepted: September 18, 1985
© 1986 Published by Elsevier Inc.