What would you do?: challenges in hip surgery

The Bone & Joint Journal (Impact Factor: 3.31). 11/2012; 94-B(11_Supple_A):70-74. DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.94B11.30510


A moderator and panel of five experts led an interactive session in discussing five challenging and interesting patient case presentations involving surgery of the hip. The hip pathologies reviewed included failed open reduction internal fixation of subcapital femoral neck fracture, bilateral hip disease, evaluation of pain after metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty, avascular necrosis, aseptic loosening secondary to osteolysis and polyethylene wear, and management of ceramic femoral head fracture.

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