Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2021.
World J Clin Cases. Sep 6, 2021; 9(25): 7605-7613
Published online Sep 6, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i25.7605
Table 1 Literature review of custom-made femoral implants related total hip arthroplasty (with or without infection)
No. of patients
Patient age (yr)
Follow-up (yr)
Type of femoral defect
Clinical outcome
Custom method
Jones et al[21]1 in 9603.3Chronic (for 50 yr)Girdlestone resectionNo recurrence of infection; walk unaided--
Hsieh et al[22]9 in 2459 (average)4.2 (average)All chronicType-III1: 6 caseType-I1: 3 caseNo recurrence of infection2 fractures & 1 dislocationSpacer and femoral cement prosthesis with allografts
Westerman et al[23]1140.8No infectionIII-B2Symptom free-CT reconstruction
Wang et al[24]1732No infectionIII-B2Symptom free-3D printed titanium sleeve-prosthetic with allografts
Kamath et al[25]1681.5Chronic for both knee and hipIV2Hip disarticulationTKA incision breakdown for infectionMating of a PROSTALAC spacer with an intramedullary nail
Angelini et al[26]1 in 41661.51.3-mo after the first surgeryIII-B2HealedDeep infection3D-printed prosthetic implant