January 1st, 2020 , Orthopedic Clinics of North America

Acute Distal Femoral Replacement for Fractures About the Knee in the Elderly (Abstract)

Authors: Rice OM, Springer BD, Karunakar MA


Distal femoral replacement (DFR) is a reasonable treatment option when used for select indications. In the setting of comminuted intra-articular distal femoral fracturesdistal femoral arthroplasty should be considered in low-demand patients with poor bone quality. This article summarizes the existing literature plus the authors’ personal experience with DFR use for distal femoral fractures of the native knee.

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