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Fig. 4 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 4

From: Effect of surgical approach for contralateral side hip arthroplasty in below knee amputees: a retrospective cohort study

Fig. 4

a Radiograph of the right hip joint 7 years after operation in a 71-old-year man who underwent left below knee amputation with total hip arthroplasty. The radiograph shows loosening of the components around the acetabulum and proximal femur. b A Vancouver type B2 fracture with stem loosening occurred after a fall at 8 years postoperatively. c Acetabular cup and femoral stem revision was performed using a long distal-fitting and modular-type stem with additional circular wiring. d At 24 months after revision surgery, the radiograph showed bony union and stable stem fixation

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