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Vivi
Use of cement in hip replacement
Sun May 6, 2012 9:17am

Would you recomment the use of hip replacement for broken ball joint using cemented-in joint? Patient: 78 year old female; has AF and on warfarin; suffering urine infection and recovering from pneumonia (hospitalised 3 months ago) and possibly oedema?

    • Re: Use of cement in hip replacementDr. Swanson, Wed May 9 7:01am
      Vivi, It sounds like this patient may need a partial hip replacement, assuming from your description that she has a displaced femoral neck fracture. Her other medical problems make things a bit more... more
      • Re: Use of cement in hip replacementAnonymous, Tue Jun 18 6:48am
        i have a both hips replacement i just find out my left hip has no cement in it. it hurts if i stand on it to long and it is off by 27perc this cant be good its been 3 years can someone help me with... more
        • hip looseningmike lundquist, Fri Jun 28 5:45pm
          I too have both hip's replaced neither of them have cement left hip keeps on coming loose, I am 50 years old and on dyalisis which afects my bone growth am now looking into another hip and thinking... more
          • hip with no cement in it Anonymous, Sat Jun 29 5:29am
            Both hips has been replace because I have AVN I had my left knee done 3 months ago my doctor did a core compression to slow down THE AVN. my left hip has No cement in it and It IS OFF 27 percent this ... more
        • Re: Use of cement in hip replacementAnonymous, Fri Jun 28 5:32pm
          I too have both hip's replaced neither of them have cement left hip keeps on coming loose, I am 50 years old and on dyalisis which afects my bone growth am now looking into another hip and thinking... more
          • Cemented HipsDr. Swanson, Sun Jun 30 12:00pm
            While cement works fine in most cases and was the gold standard in total hip replacement for many years, cementless technology has become so good that it has nearly replaced cemented total hips. The... more
        • Re: Use of cement in hip replacementAnonymous, Tue Jun 18 6:52am
          i have avn i am 54
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