The Cameron Anterior Osteotomy

  • Hugh U. Cameron


Removal of a fully porous-coated, fully ingrown stem can be exceedingly difficult. This can frequently be avoided by using custom neck extensions1 or constrained sockets.2 However, occasionally the challenge has to be faced because of infection, implant malposition, or severe, unrelieved end of stem pain.


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