Early Definitive Fixation of an Open Periprosthetic Femur Fracture in the Polytraumatized Patient:  A Case Report and Review of the Literature

What to Learn from this Article? Periprosthetic fractures of the femur after total hip arthroplasty are increasing in frequency and ongoing debate exists regarding early definitive stabilization versus initial damage control orthopaedics followed by delayed fixation. Early definitive stabilization versus delayed fixation in the polytraumatized patient with an open periprosthetic femur fracture is reviewed in the context of a case...

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