Total hip arthroplasty after failed intertrochanteric osteotomy.

  title={Total hip arthroplasty after failed intertrochanteric osteotomy.},
  author={G M Ferguson and Miguel E. Cabanela and Duane M. Ilstrup},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={76 2},
From 1969 through 1982, 305 hips in 290 patients had total hip arthroplasty for failed femoral intertrochanteric osteotomy. Of these, we reviewed 215 hips (70.5%) with a minimum follow-up of five years. The results were good or excellent in 79%, but there were technical problems at operation in 23% and a total perioperative complication rate of 11.8%. Late complications occurred in 13.1% including seven late infections (3.2%). At a mean follow-up of ten years, 39 hips had been revised (18.1… CONTINUE READING