Hip Replacement Surgery

Risk and complications related to Hip Replacement Surgery

Infection: A small number of people can develop an infection with a total hip replacement. This complication can require further surgery to remove the prosthetic components and clean out the joint along with a course of antibiotics lasting six to eight weeks. Deep venous thrombosis (DVT): A blood clot (thrombosis) may form in veins of patient’s pelvis, thigh, […]

Updated on February 2, 2017      Admin

Hip Replacement Operational Procedure

Pre-operative planning and diagnosis: As with any intervention pre-operative planning and careful patient selection are imperative. A careful history should be taken followed by a thorough hip examination. Common findings particularly in impingement include a reduced range of internal rotation and pain on internal rotation. Any provisional diagnosis should be confirmed by imaging; however, many […]

Updated on February 2, 2017      Admin