Research Article| Volume 17, ISSUE 2, P104-106, March 1986

Hemi-arthroplasty of the hip followed by ipsilateral fracture of the femoral shaft

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      In a series of 74 ipsilateral fractures of the femoral shaft in relation to hemi-arthroplasties, treatment by a cemented long-stem total hip replacement was found to be superior to conservative treatment or internal fixation without removal of the prosthesis. Acceptable clinical results were obtained in 89 per cent of these cases.
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