Revision Total Hip Replacement

Publish Date: April 26, 2017

61 year old female had history of trauma right hip region in 2011 . She was diagnosed as fracture of right hip region and was managed elsewhere with internal fixation with a nail. Following this surgery patient was unable to walk without walker support and was not able to bear weight on the affected leg because of pain.

With these complaints patient presented to our hospital. X ray showed that her fracture had not united and the nail had broken inside the bone. Implant removal and total hip replacement was done and patient was mobilised on the second post operative day.