Total hip replacement in patients with Parkinson's disease

  title={Total hip replacement in patients with Parkinson's disease},
  author={Martin Weber and Miguel E. Cabanela and Franklin H. Sim and Frank J. Frassica and S William Harmsen},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
From 1970 to 1994, 107 total hip arthroplasties (THAs) were performed in 98 patients with Parkinson's disease. The average age of the patients was 72 years. Preoperative diagnoses were osteoarthrosis in 58 hips, failed endoprosthesis in 19, aseptic loosening in ten, femoral neck fracture in 18, and other diagnoses in two. Milder neurological stages I–III were assigned to 96 patients, and tendon release for contracture was performed in eight patients. Of the 38 complications eight were urinary… CONTINUE READING
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