The Distribution of Vascular Foramina at the Femoral Head/Neck Junction: Implications for Resurfacing Arthroplasty
Journal of Arthroplasty, 04/26/2012
Dy CJ et al. – 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.