Biomechanical Comparison of 2 Different Femoral Stems in the Shortening Osteotomy of the High-Riding Hip

Tuncay I. , Yildiz F. , Bilsel K. , Uzer G. , Elmadag M. , Erden T. , ...More

JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY, vol.31, no.6, pp.1346-1351, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.12.005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1346-1351


Background: We hypothesized that a rectangular cross-sectional femoral stem may produce more initial stability of the transverse subtrochanteric femoral shortening osteotomy rather than a circular cross-sectional stem.