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We describe the cases of four patients who presented with painful hips and were found to have fractured cemented Exeter™ V40™ stems. Failure was multifactorial. Fractured Exeter™ stems are rarely reported and this series raises a concern that a population of patients may be at risk of such morbidity.

Original publication

DOI

10.1308/003588413x13629960047993

Type

Journal article

Journal

Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Publication Date

11/2013

Volume

95

Pages

e130 - e132

Addresses

Botnar Research Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK. benjamin.davies@ndorms.ox.ac.uk.

Keywords

Humans, Pain, Postoperative, Prosthesis Failure, Treatment Outcome, Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip, Reoperation, Hip Prosthesis, Aged, Middle Aged, Female, Male