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Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research

, 4:30

First Online: 31 July 2009Received: 24 March 2009Accepted: 31 July 2009

Abstract

The treatment of an above knee amputee who has sustained a fracture of femoral neck is a challenge for both the orthopaedic surgeon and the rehabilitation team. We present a case of such a patient and discuss different difficulties in his treatment.

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Author: Leonid Kandel - Miguel Hernandez - Ori Safran - Isabella Schwartz - Meir Liebergall - Yoav Mattan

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