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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 62-66

Extended trochanteric osteotomy for recurrent dislocation in primary total hip replacement-A case report

1 Orthopaedic Department, Woodland Multi speciality Hospital, Kolkata, India
2 Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Murshidabad Medical College, W.B, India

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Dr. Abhijit Bandyopadhyay
Orthopaedic Department, Woodland Multi speciality Hospital, Kolkata
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DOI: 10.4103/ijors.ijors_8_22

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Dislocation after primary total hip replacement (THR) elicits significant morbidity and also affects the quality of life. Various patients and surgery related factors are the predictors of dislocation. The present case describes with six major prior surgeries for dislocation with a long cemented stem as a major reason. After complete evaluation, our plan was extended trochanteric osteotomy for cement removal followed by distal fit interlocked long stem, use of constrained acetabular liner and a larger head. At 5th post-operative day, patient had good functional outcome and no radiographic evidence of complications.

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