What is Revision Hip Surgery?
On average, a standard Hip Replacement is designed to last 15-20 years after which it starts giving problems due loosening of components ( aseptic loosening).
In such situations a repeat Hip replacement is done with correction of biological and mechanical problems-Revision Hip Replacement.
Which conditions A lead to Revision Hip surgery?
- Aseptic loosening is the commonest reason.
- Infection in Hip Replacement
- Continuously dislocating hip replacement
- Bone loss and tumors of hip joint
How successful is revision Hip Replacement?
With the advances in scientific techniques and A improvement in metallurgy now there are extensive options available to the surgeon for successfulÂ revision surgery
mplex reconstruction in a case where the socket(acetabulum) has been totally damaged after years of usage of 1st Hip replacement.
Revision Hip with larger stem for a case where there is loss of bone surrounding the original stem of the 1st hip replacement.
A case where there is a fracture of femur bone after 14 years of primary surgery. This challenge was solved by removal of the original hip and reinserting a long stem Uncemented hip.