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Prosthesis Failure

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Due to revolution in diagnostic and therapeutic modalities limb salvage became the mainstay of treatment of bone tumors rather than amputation [1].Modular endoprosthesis have been the most accepted option for reconstruction of bone defects after tumour resection as a result of their functional and emotional acceptance [2].The Drawbacks of these types of reconstruction are their survival that is not coinciding with the higher survival rates of bone malignant tumor patients [3, 4]. Most important factors leading to decrease prosthesis survival is loosening and failure of fixation mechanism [5].Novel fixation mechanism is combination of increasing compressive force on the diaphysial cut ends to promote osseointegration and bone hypertrophy to
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