Revision Hip Surgery

By: ozorthopaedics  24-Mar-2013
Keywords: Joint Dislocation, Revision Hip Surgery, Failed Total Hip,

This may be required for several reasons: Instability of the hip Failure or the cup (socket) or stem or loosening Infection Fracture around the prosthesis destabilizing the construct The surgeon will discuss in detail and explain the procedure as this may entail change of the cup/stem or both and may involve insertion of bone graft and/or other augments. In some instances (infection) it may even require a period of treatment with an antibiotic cement spacer. This is called staged revision of the hip.

Keywords: Failed Total Hip, Infected Total Hip Joint, Joint Dislocation, Periprosthetic Fracture, Revision Hip Surgery, Unstable Hip,

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