CEMENTED TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT IN PATIENTS YOUNGER THAN 50 YEARS OF AGE

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Shahab ud Din
Israr Ahmed
Sikandar Hayat

Abstract

Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of cemented total hip arthroplasty in

patients younger than 50 years of age, suffering from advanced secondary degenerative arthritis hip.

Material and Methods: This prospective observational study was conducted at department of

orthopedics, Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar from January 2000 to December 2000. Patients with

severe osteoarthrosis of hip joints were operated and cemented total hip arthroplasty was done. Patients

older than 50 years of age were excluded from the study. Patients were followed for an average period of

16 months to see the clinical and radiological outcome using Mayo clinic hip scoring system.

Results: Total patients operated during the time period were 19 (20 hips). Out of 20 hips, 14 (70 %) had

posttraumatic avascular necrosis head of femur secondary to non-union fracture neck of femur. The results

showed excellent outcome in 5 hips (25%), good in 9(45%), fair in 4(20%) and poor in 2(10%).

Complications noted were infection, fracture femur and dislocation in 5% (n=1/20) cases each.

Conclusion: Cemented total hip replacement in young patient has excellent to good results in majority of

cases making it appropriate treatment modality in young patients with osteoarthritis.

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Din S ud, Ahmed I, Hayat S. CEMENTED TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT IN PATIENTS YOUNGER THAN 50 YEARS OF AGE. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Jul. 25 [cited 2022 Nov. 26];19(4). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/55
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