Complications associated with reimplantation after girdlestone arthroplasty.

  title={Complications associated with reimplantation after girdlestone arthroplasty.},
  author={William P H Charlton and William James Hozack and Marco A Teloken and Rajesh Rao and Gina Ann Bissett},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Complications associated with reimplantation of a total hip arthroplasty after resection or Girdlestone arthroplasty for treatment of an infected hip are not well-documented. Forty-four hips in 44 patients with a minimum 2-year followup (range, 2-9 years) from the time of reimplantation total hip arthroplasty were evaluated retrospectively. The average Harris hip score changed from 40 preoperatively to 78 at the latest followup. One patient had persistent infection requiring rerevision surgery… CONTINUE READING
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