Volume : III, Issue : XII, December - 2014

Implant failure in total hip replacement-a case report

Dr. Vipin Garg, Dr. Anjul Agarwal

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Introduction: Hip replacement surgery (hip arthroplasty) has been touted by many experts as one of the most significant medical device innovations of the last 40 years. However, hip implants do not come without risk or complications. A growing number of implant recipients have experienced implant failure and other severe complications associated with their hip replacement. Case report: A 45 year old male patient diagnosed as avescular necrosis of bilateral hip in our institute and bilateral total hip replacement done . after 6 months patient came with pain and crackling sound every time he walked in right hip The x-rays of right hip showed malalignment of Liner Coclusion: As hip implants began to be used in a younger and more active population, they were pushed beyond their design limitations. To address the more active lifestyle, new implants from stronger materials should be developed to more closely mimic the natural motion of the hip joint.

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IMPLANT FAILURE IN TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT-A CASE REPORT, Dr. Vipin garg, Dr. Anjul Agarwal GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-3 | Issue-12 | December-2014


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