Frequently Asked Questions - All FAQs

FAQs - All FAQs
Fracture of the neck of femur. When it occurs, you get a stem with a big modular head. I have only one patient with this, but afterwards he is now, one of my happiest patients. See also Hip Surgery COMPLICATIONS. In most of the series, all over the world, fractured neck of femur has an incidence of 1%.
None more then with any other procedure: infection, nerve lesion, thrombosis, …, death?
The chance of unequal leg length or dislocation is much lower then in THA. See also HipSurgery COMPLICATIONS.
None more then with any other procedure: infection, nerve lesion, thrombosis, …, death?
The chance of unequal leg length or dislocation is much lower then in THA. See also HipSurgery COMPLICATIONS.

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A normal primary THR can be done. In rare cases a revision to another resurfacing is still possible. The procedure needed depends on the reason for revision. If the femural head requires a revision, due to wear, a large diameter modulair head on stem could be placed, with a perfect fitting into the existing cup. Even the cup can be revised with a new resurfacing cup with a one size larger diameter. We have done extensive research on this topic together with the manufacturers of the device. See table Posterior Revisions.
A normal primary THR can be done. In rare cases a revision to another resurfacing is still possible. The procedure needed depends on the reason for revision. If the femural head requires a revision, due to wear, a large diameter modulair head on stem could be placed, with a perfect fitting into the existing cup. Even the cup can be revised with a new resurfacing cup with a one size larger diameter. We have done extensive research on this topic together with the manufacturers of the device. See table Posterior Revisions.
Every next operation of course can lead to a lesser activity or function level. The most severe problem is infection, but even then there still can be found solutions for this. Revision always has to be seen as a major and difficult procedure.
Every next operation of course can lead to a lesser activity or function level. The most severe problem is infection, but even then there still can be found solutions for this. Revision always has to be seen as a major and difficult procedure.
Cost of surgery depends on the individual social security system, country of the patient and type of surgery (cost of implant, length of stay). One can always send a personal request by email to receive a personal cost analysis. Please forward your request to helpdesk@hip-clinic.com.
Cost of surgery depends on the individual social security system, country of the patient and type of surgery (cost of implant, length of stay). One can always send a personal request by email to receive a personal cost analysis. Please forward your request to helpdesk@hip-clinic.com.