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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2015, Article ID 593747, 5 pages
Case Report

Hip Arthroplasty in a Patient with Transfemoral Amputation: A New Tip

1Orthopedics and Traumatology Surgery Department (AP4), Moulins Hospital, 03000 Moulins, France
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (B4), CHU Hassan II Hospital, University of Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah, 3000 Fez, Morocco

Received 18 September 2014; Revised 6 January 2015; Accepted 7 January 2015

Academic Editor: Paul E. Di Cesare

Copyright © 2015 Hassan Boussakri et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Femoral fractures in amputation stump are challenging injuries to manage. The authors describe a case of a 51-year-old patient with a right above knee amputation, who had a right hip femoral neck fracture. In this technical note, we describe a technical and surgical procedure with intraoperative tips and tricks, in which we use commonly available materials, for the safe management in such clinical situations.