PFN to Bipolar

Publish Date: September 20, 2017

75 years old overweight gentleman who sustained intertrochanteric fracture femur left and underwent surgery with Zimmer Natural Nail (Long PFN) with uneventful post-op period. However he develops implant failure, after about 5 months of surgery he was unable to walk. He was again planned for surgery in the form of Implant removal and Bipolar (Hemireplacement) of hip. Postoperatively patient is comfortable and walking with the help of walker.