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Classification of Femoral Bone Defects

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Of the numerous existing classifications of femoral defects, the Paprosky, AAOS, and Endoklinik classifications are the most widely used. These are described in more detail in this chapter. The Paprosky classification has gained wide acceptance, while the Endoklinik classification is often used in publications dealing with impaction grafting.


  • Bone defect
  • Classification
  • Femur
  • Paprosky classification
  • AAOS classification
  • Endo-clinic classification

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Fink, B. (2022). Classification of Femoral Bone Defects. In: Femoral Revision Arthroplasty. Springer, Cham.

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