Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Martínez-Ruiz FJ, Montero-García JG, Rivera-Reyes C
Conversion of arthrodesis to total hip replacement in Mexico. Case report
Acta Ortop Mex 2018; 32 (6)

Language: Español
References: 12
Page: 358-360
PDF: 188.12 Kb.

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Since 1900, hip fusion was considered a definitive treatment, being the method of choice for osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip in young patients, and others as infections or sequelae of childhood illnesses, although today it has been migrated to the use of prostheses with non-cemented implants. Currently orthopedic management of osteoarthritis in the hip of the young patient has changed dramatically in part derived from the consequences of long-term arthrodesis in adjacent joints, so we present this case where we perform the conversion to total hip arthroplasty.

Key words: Hip arthrodesis, total hip arthroplasty, conversion.


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