Michael Huo, Michael Leslie, Iain McFadyen
Indications for using the total femur prosthesis include:
It is important to achieve stability of both the hip joint and the knee joint, as well as reestablishing symmetrical leg length and rotation.
The detailed description of this complex surgical technique is beyond the scope of the AO Surgery Reference.
This type of operation is most often performed by experienced orthopedic oncologists, or those surgeons with extensive and high-volume revision total joint arthroplasty experience.