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Pathologic fracture of proximal femur

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Description: Case discussion presented by William Craig
50 y o female with breast cancer who had pathologic fracture of proximal femur. Originally fixed with PFN which has broken. Patient is a Jehovah's witness and will not take transfusions. Hgb is 8. She needs chemo for mets which are in her bladder/pelvis. How would you fix it and what would you use for bone graft?

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Added: Sat Sep 12 2009