Modular cementless prosthetic reconstruction after resection of lower extremity malignant tumor


Bekmez S., AYVAZ M., Yucekul A. , Tokgozoglu M.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.50, no.6, pp.674-680, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aott.2016.05.004
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.674-680
  • Keywords: Bone tumor, Limb salvage, Tumor prosthesis, Modular, Cementless, LIMB SALVAGE SURGERY, BONE-TUMORS, DISTAL END, OSTEOSARCOMA, SURVIVAL, ENDOPROSTHESES, MEGAPROSTHESES, CHEMOTHERAPY, AMPUTATION, FEMUR

Abstract

Introduction: The aim of the study is to report the preliminary clinical and functional outcomes of a modular cementless tumor resection prosthesis system (Megasystem-C (R), Waldemar Link GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, Germany) in patients undergoing limb salvage surgery with wide resection in a lower extremity primary or metastatic malignant bone tumor.