The Distribution of Vascular Foramina at the Femoral Head/Neck Junction: Implications for Resurfacing Arthroplasty

Journal of Arthroplasty, 04/26/2012

Reaming for resurfacing arthroplasty endangers a substantial number of vascular foramina. Notching or malpositioning of components may worsen injury to the vascular supply and could subsequently increase the risk of implant failure.

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