We read with interest the article by S. Abhaykumar and D.S. Elliot entitled, ‘Percutaneous plate fixation for periprosthetic femoral fractures—a preliminary report’ and we agree that fracture healing is encouraged by preservation of fracture haematoma and minimal soft tissue disturbance [
]. We would like to raise the following points.
- Abhaykumar S.
- Elliott D.S.
Percutaneous plate fixation for periprosthetic femoral fractures—a preliminary report.
Injury. 2000; 31: 627-630
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