Antonio Murcia-Asensio

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BACKGROUND Besides promising results of metal-on-metal (MOM) hip arthroplasty (HA), frequent failures have been reported even in the short term. Many host, surgical, design, metallurgical, and processing factors have been evoked in the base of these events. We have tried to characterize and to evaluate metallurgical and processing features present in this(More)
INTRODUCTION Failed hip arthroplasty with intrapelvic acetabular migration can be challenging due to the potential damage of intrapelvic structures. PRESENTATION OF THE CASE We present a case of a 75 year-old lady with failed hip arthroplasty with loosening of implants and intra-pelvic migration of the cup, antiprotrusio cage mesh, screws and plate. A(More)
We report a case of a very large intraosseous ganglion in a patient with Down's syndrome. The lesion was located in the medial femoral condyle and was diagnosed with imaging techniques (X-rays, CAT scan, bone scan and magnetic resonance imaging) that allowed measuring it. Treatment consisted of curettage and filling of the defect with the skeletal repair(More)
Case report of an 89-year-old patient who had cardiorespiratory arrest during cemented hip hemiarthroplasty and required cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This complication occurred immediately after using the carbon dioxide-based lavage system known as CarboJet and was attributed to gas embolism once other entities were ruled out. The possible factors that(More)
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