Total Femoral Replacement (TFR)
TFR is an established treatment method in oncologic reconstruction . Apart from this TFR has also been used in the non-oncologic setting as a salvage option for the management of extensive femoral bone loss in revision THA . When TFR is performed in specialized centers, TFR can restore femoral integrity, control pain, and allow patients to resume ambulation, albeit at a compromised level; this is considered to be superior to the alternative, which is amputation or hip disarticulation. Careful patient selection, excellent surgical technique, a comprehensive rehabilitation program, and the prompt management of postoperative complications are essential to ensure optimal long-term outcomes in this challenging patient population .
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