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Table 1 Different viewpoints on the function of the calcar femorale

From: Strategies for managing the destruction of calcar femorale

Authors Years The function of calcar femoral
Farkas et al. [12] 1948 An internal weight bearing system of the femoral neck.
Li and Aspden [13] 1998 A supporting structure to the femoral neck and can transfer stress from the trabecular bone of the femoral head and neck to the femoral shaft
Zhang et al. [14] 2009 Bears compression load and redistributes stress or load from the femoral head to the proximal femur