Results following repair of gluteus medius defects following total hip arthroplasty.

@article{Rajkumar2011ResultsFR,
  title={Results following repair of gluteus medius defects following total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Shanmugasundaram Rajkumar and Gian C Singer and Jonathan C R Jones},
  journal={Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={293-8}
}
13 patients with tears in the gluteus medius tendon following total hip arthroplasty were studied. The diagnosis of a gluteal tear was made on the basis of clinical signs and a positive arthrogram of the hip in all cases. 11 patients underwent gluteus medius repair and two patients declined surgery. 10 patients attended a review clinic (eight gluteal repair patients and two conservatively managed patients) and three were reviewed by telephone and medical notes. The mean follow up was 61 months… CONTINUE READING