Ideas and innovations| Volume 33, ISSUE 8, P739-740, October 2002

Cement restriction technique in dynamic hip screw revisions


      When revising dynamic hip screw fixation to arthroplasty, the defect left by the lag screw in the proximal femur poses a problem for cement containment, with the potential for sub-optimal cementation. We recommend the use of a bioresorbable cement restrictor as a simple and effective means to overcome this problem.
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