Radwane Faroug

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We present two cases of infected primary total hip replacements (THR) where only one of the two components exhibited loosening. Both were revised using a two stage, one component revision technique, replacing the loose component only. In the first case the acetabular component was revised leaving the original femoral stem in situ. In the second case, the(More)
INTRODUCTION This is the first case report of Mirizzi syndrome associated with hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm. CASE PRESENTATION A 54-year-old man presented with painful obstructive jaundice and weight loss. Computed tomography showed a hilar mass in the liver. Following an episode of haemobilia, angiography demonstrated a pseudoaneurysm of a branch of the(More)
Neck of femur fractures predispose patients to venous thromboembolism (VTE). NICE has issued guideline 46 to reduce this risk through the use of antithrombic agents. We audited our department's VTE practise by reviewing the clinical notes of 123 consecutive patients with no exclusions. We found our compliance to be a low 6%. We also found that patients were(More)
We describe a case where a subvastus approach was used for implantation of a primary total knee replacement, which subsequently became infected. Medial parapatellar approaches were then used for the revision surgery at weeks four and twelve after the primary procedure. Vastus medialis necrosis and lateral subluxation of the patella then followed. The(More)
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