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Increasing numbers of hip endoprosthesis implantations and longer life expectancy of the recipients have meant that the number of prosthesis revision surgeries is also steadily increasing. Revision surgery of firmly seated femoral stems and the fixation of the new stems in often weakened femoral bones are just two of the many challenges facing the surgeon. This book is intended to help readers master these challenges while avoiding unnecessary complications.

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  • Hip
  • Revision
  • Arthroplasty
  • Femoral revision

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Fink, B. (2022). Introduction. In: Femoral Revision Arthroplasty. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-84821-7_1

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