MOJ Header

Ahead of Print Issue - March 2021, Volume 15, Issue No. 1

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Assessment of Extra-Cortical Bone Bridge Interface in Cemented Mega Endoprosthesis for Limb Salvage Surgery


  1. Chao EYS, Fuchs B, Rowland CM, Ilstrup DM, Pritchard DJ, Sim FH. Long-term results of segmental prosthesis fixation by extracortical bone-bridging and ingrowth. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004; 86(5): 948-55. doi: 10.2106/00004623-200405000-00010
  2. Virolainen P, Inoue N, Nagao M, Ohnishi I, Frassica F, Chao EY. Autogenous Onlay grafting for enhancement of extracortical tissue formation over porous-coated segmental replacement prostheses. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1999;81(4):493-9. doi: 10.2106/00004623-199904000-00006
  3. Khakharia S, Bigman D, Fragomen AT, Pavlov H, Rozbruch SR. Comparison of PACS and hard-copy 51-inch radiographs for measuring leg length and deformity. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Jan; 469(1): 244-50. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1460-z
  4. Fowler JR, Ilyas AM. The accuracy of digital radiography in orthopaedic applications. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011; 469(6): 1781-4. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1628-6
  5. Orlic D, Smerdelj M, Kolundzic R, Bergovec M. Lower limb salvage surgery: modular endoprosthesis in bone tumour treatment. Int Orthop. 2006; 30(6): 458-64. doi: 10.1007/s00264-006-0193-9
  6. Pala E, Mavrogenis AF, Angelini A, Henderson ER, Letson GD, Ruggieri P. Cemented versus cementless endoprostheses for lower limb salvage surgery. J BUON. 2013; 18(2): 496-503.
  7. Saran N, Zhang R, Turcotte RE. Osteogenic protein-1 delivered by hydroxyapatite-coated implants improves bone ingrowth in extracortical bone bridging. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011; 469(5): 1470-8. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1573-4
  8. Shin DS, Choong PF, Chao EY, Sim FH. Large tumor endoprostheses and extracortical bone-bridging: 28 patients followed 10-20 years. Acta Orthop Scan. 2000; 71(3): 305-11. doi: 10.1080/000164700317411933
  9. Fukuroku J, Inoue N, Rafiee B, Sim FH, Frassica FJ, Choa EYS. Extracortical bone-bridging fixation with use of cortical allograft and recombinant human osteogenic protein-1. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007;89(7):1486-96. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.F.00290
  10. Tanzer M, Turcotte R, Harvey E, Bobyn JD. Extracortical bone bridging in tumor endoprostheses: radiographic and histologic analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003; 85(12): 2365-70. doi: 10.2106/00004623-200312000-00014
  11. Virolainen P, Inoue N, Nagao M, Frassica FJ, Chao EYS. The effect of multidrug chemotherapy on bone graft augmented prosthesis fixation. J Orthop Res. 2005; 23(4): 795-801. doi: 10.1016/j.orthres.2005.01.006
  12. Avedian RS, Goldsby RE, Kramer MJ, O'donnell RJ. Effect of chemotherapy on initial compressive osseointegration of tumor endoprostheses. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007; 459: 48-53. doi: 10.1097/BLO.0b013e3180514c66
  13. Mumith A, Coathup M, Edwards TC, Gikas P, Aston W, Blunn G. Multidrug chemotherapy causes early radiological signs of loosening in distal femoral replacements. Bone Joint Res. 2020; 9(7): 333-40. doi: 10.1302/2046-3758.97.BJR-2019-0122.R1
  14. Luk MH, Yee AHF, Yau R, Ho KWY, Lam YL. Vascularised bone graft is an effective technique for extracortical bone bridging to combat cemented megaprosthesis loosening at the bone–implant junction. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2020; 28(3): 2309499020958167. doi: 10.1177/2309499020958167

Abstract   |   Reference

MOJ footer

About Us

The Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal is a peer-reviewed journal that is published three times a year in both print and electronic online version. The purpose of this journal is to publish original research studies, evaluation of current practices and case reports in various subspecialties of orthopaedics and traumatology, as well as associated fields like basic science, biomedical engineering, rehabilitation medicine and nursing.

Keep in Touch

creative-commons License