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If all the non-traumatic coxopathies are considered, it can be said that there is practically no limit to the possibilities of operations for total prostheses fo the hip. In particular, all the technical problems posed by certain forms of coxopathy can be solved. Only grave deterioration in the general condition of the patient and non-tubercular infections(More)
A report is given on 24 cases of desarthrodesis of the hip long after arthrodesis, in one case after 73 years, the patient being a woman of 84, and in several cases after 40 years. In all cases the results were satisfactory and recovery was excellent despite the long duration of the arthrodesis. Desarthrodesis is therefore a valuable operation which may be(More)
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