[Long-term results after resection arthroplasty according to Girdlestone for treatment of persisting infections of the hip joint].

@article{Esenwein2001LongtermRA,
  title={[Long-term results after resection arthroplasty according to Girdlestone for treatment of persisting infections of the hip joint].},
  author={Stephen A Esenwein and Kretschmer Robert and Erwin Kollig and Thomas Ambacher and Fritz Kutscha-Lissberg and G. M. Muhr},
  journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen},
  year={2001},
  volume={72 11},
  pages={1336-43}
}
INTRODUCTION Persisting infections of the hip joint are regarded as one of the most feared complications following total hip arthroplasty or failed osteosynthetic treatment of fractures of the proximal femoral part. In these cases resection arthroplasty according to Girdlestone often is the ultimate treatment. METHODS Twenty-seven patients (11 men and 16 women) who had undergone resection arthroplasty according to Girdlestone could be included in this study. In all cases Girdlestone… CONTINUE READING