Hip prostheses and hip joint systems

Infection of the hip prosthesis may require removal of the prosthesis and antibiotic treatment.

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The surgeon also considers a number of other factors in implant selection as well. The geometry of the femur varies considerably from patient to patient; some patients have a narrow "champagne glass" shape to the femoral canal, and others have a straight cylindrical shape. There are prostheses that fit each of these and other geometries. Some patients have either a valgus or varus femoral neck, meaning that there is an excessively large or small angle to the neck-shaft relationship and implant changes have to be made accordingly.

It is necessary to template the hip prosthesis with the aid of the pelvic radiographs before proceeding to operation.

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Although this complex series of surgical events frequently can salvage an infected hip replacement, there is still a high re-infection rate, with some estimates giving a disappointing 10 -15% of hips revised for infection staying infected [5]. Persistent infection in a hip joint presents difficult decisions for the patient and the surgeon and each circumstance will require unique and individualized consideration.

The parts of a typical total hip prosthesis. There is usually a metal acetabular shell (socket), a liner, femoral head (ball), & stem.

You may feel some numbness in the skin around your incision. You also may feel some stiffness, particularly with excessive bending. These differences often diminish with time and most patients find these are minor compared to the pain and limited function they experienced prior to surgery. Your new hip may activate metal detectors required for security in airports and some buildings. Tell the security agent about your hip replacement if the alarm is activated.

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The main benefit to the patient after total hip joint replacement is pain relief,which is often quite dramatic. Most patients will have some soreness in the replaced joint after the operation, this discomfort occurs because of the surgery and because the muscles surround the joint are weak from inactivity. The soreness may last for several weeks or months. Muscle power, lost through inactivity, usually returns with exercise when the pain is relieved.

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Fracture of the femur including the greater trochanter can occur during insertion of the prosthesis. This problem is usually treated with fixation with cables and/or wires. Intra operative fractures range between 0.1-1.0% with cemented total hip replacements and is increased when using a cementless prosthesis (3-29%).


These can occur from screws which are inserted to hold the acetabular cup in place. Penetration of the femoral bone by the prosthesis can occur with difficult revision hip surgery, particularly in patients with bone stock loss and osteoporosis.