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Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Surgical Technique

  • Ana Cruz-PardosEmail author
  • Ricardo Fernández-Fernández
  • Eduardo García-Rey
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Abstract

Revision total hip arthroplasty is a procedure that, nowadays, is frequently performed due to numerous causes such as loosening, dislocation, polyethylene wear, periprosthetic fracture, or infection. Preoperative planning is mandatory. The surgeon must consider the previous approach, the acetabular and femoral bone defects, and the type of implant to be removed. Several approaches have been described for revision hip surgery, and there are specific techniques to remove both cemented and uncemented implants, as well as those that are loose or well-fixed.

Keywords

Revision hip Approach Surgical technique 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana Cruz-Pardos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ricardo Fernández-Fernández
    • 1
  • Eduardo García-Rey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hip Unit“La Paz” University HospitalMadridSpain

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