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Revision Total Hip Replacement

Revision Total Hip Replacement

Revision total hip replacement can be a complex procedure where one or more of the components of a total hip replacement need to be exchanged. Some of the causes for the need of revision hip replacement include:
  • Polyethylene wear, (plastic).
  • Recurrent dislocation.
  • Infection.
  • Loosening/pain.
  • Fracture around or below the implant.
  • Breakage of a component.

Mini–Incision Total Hip Replacement

Mini–Incision Total Hip Replacement

A Summary of Research on Hip Resurfacing

A Summary of Research on Hip Resurfacing

Presented at the recent American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

Summary of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 2009 Meeting:

New papers on Total Hip Resurfacing:

Learning Curve to Perform Hip Resurfacing is Unacceptable in Today's Practice: Affirmative
Jay Lieberman M.D.

The Hype of the 30-Year Joint

Hip Resurfacing and Sports in Total Joint Arthroplasty

Hip Resurfacing and Sports in Total Joint Arthroplasty

2012 AAOS: Balancing the Hype

Does the patient know best? Sports and satisfaction after total hip arthroplasty. 
Author: Parker et al.

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