J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1981 Dec;16(4):914-919. 10.4055/jkoa.1981.16.4.914.

Total Hip Replacement for Ankylosed and Deformed Hip


It is well known that the merit of total hip replacement is to provide rather satisfactory range of motion with relief of pain among reconstructive procedures. Therefore it is presumed that the ankylosed hip could gain range of motion by reconstruction of artificial joint, it the muscles around the hip is adequate. Furthermore when the patient has some problems in the back or knee secondary to ankylosed and deformed hip, any kind of reconstructive surgery, maybe total hip replacement is necessary which gives range of motion and correct deformity of the hip. Our result total hip replacements for fifteen ankylos d hips of twelve patients that were followed more than one year is gratifying to all patients with relief of pain and relatively satisfactory range of motion.


Total Hip Replacement; Ankylosed and Deformed Hip
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