Complications of hip joint replacements

Complications of hip joint replacements are common and are essential for the radiologist to be aware in the assessment of the radiographs with hip prostheses. They are many and can occur at various time intervals following the initial surgery:

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rID: 18920
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Complications of hip arthroplasty
  • Complications of hip prosthesis
  • Complications of hip arthroplasties
  • Complications of hip prostheses
  • THR complications
  • Complications following THR's
  • Complications post hip joint replacements

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    Case 1: dislocation of stem
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    Case 2: dislocation of cup
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    Case 3: loosening with herniating cement
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    Case 4: creep with protrusio acetabuli
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    Case 5: particle disease
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    Case 6: dislocation from component dissociation
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    Case 7: loosening of stem
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    Case 8: loose right femoral stem
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    Case 9: abductor tear and bursitis
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