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We report the unfortunate case of a man who experienced stem failures of both his primary and revision hip arthroplasties. As far as we are aware this is the only reported case of a patient to suffer the misfortune of multiple femoral implant failures.

Original publication

DOI

10.5301/hip.2008.3597

Type

Journal article

Journal

Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy

Publication Date

04/2007

Volume

17

Pages

109 - 112

Addresses

St. Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex, UK. mdgardiner@gmail.com