[Dislocation-dissociation of a bipolar hip prosthesis].

@article{Corteel1996DislocationdissociationOA,
  title={[Dislocation-dissociation of a bipolar hip prosthesis].},
  author={Joelle Corteel and P A Putz},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  year={1996},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={173-6}
}
The incidence of hip prosthesis dislocation ranges from 0.4% to 15% depending on the series (1, 6). In classical dislocations of hip prosthesis, the prosthetic femoral head escapes from the natural acetabular cavity or prosthetic acetabulum in case of total hip arthroplasty. In the case presented here, a bipolar hip prosthesis dislocation occurred between… CONTINUE READING