A manoeuvre to facilitate acetabular component retrieval following intra-pelvic migration.

@article{Ahmad2009AMT,
  title={A manoeuvre to facilitate acetabular component retrieval following intra-pelvic migration.},
  author={Mudussar Abrar Ahmad and Leela C. Biant and Rene Tayar and Paul R Thomas and Richard E. Field},
  journal={Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={157-9}
}
Acetabular component extraction following intra-pelvic migration of a total hip replacement can be hazardous to pelvic tissues, vessels and organs. Acetabular component removal is usually performed using an abdominal retroperitoneal approach. We describe a closed reduction of the acetabular component using a traction/manipulation technique. This manoeuvre… CONTINUE READING