Revision of failed hip resurfacing to total hip arthroplasty rapidly relieves pain and improves function in the early post operative period

@inproceedings{Sandiford2010RevisionOF,
  title={Revision of failed hip resurfacing to total hip arthroplasty rapidly relieves pain and improves function in the early post operative period},
  author={Nemandra Amir Sandiford and Sarah K. Muirhead-Allwood and J. Andrew Skinner},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research},
  year={2010}
}
We reviewed the results of 25 consecutive patients who underwent revision of a hip resurfacing prosthesis to a total hip replacement. Revisions were performed for recurrent pain and effusion, infection and proximal femoral fractures. Both components were revised in 20 cases.There were 12 male and 13 female patients with average time to revision of 34.4 and 26.4 months respectively. The mean follow up period was 12.7 months (3 to 31). All patients reported relief of pain and excellent… CONTINUE READING
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