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Femoral Pressurisation

  • Andrew W. McCaskie

Summary

This chapter focuses on cement pressurisation during femoral fixation. It includes theoretical concepts and a description of the supporting evidence in the literature. It then utilises the concepts to describe the surgical technique in a practical ≫;how to do≪ style. This step-by-step account concentrates on femoral preparation, cement introduction and pressurisation and finally component insertion.

Keywords

Shear Strength Bone Cement Cement Mantle Cement Penetration National Joint Registry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew W. McCaskie
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Newcastle upon Tyne, The Freeman HospitalHigh Heaton, Newcastle upon TyneUK

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