Observations on Late Results of Operative Treatment for Osteoarthritis of the Hip

H. Hieda, H. Ashino, K. Yasunaga, M. Kanazawa, I. Narita, S. Nakabayashi, M. Ohsaka, T. Tsuda
1971 Orthopedics & Traumatology  
The results of operative treatment for osteoarthritis of the hip were evaluated on 62 hips in 53 cases (10 males and 43 females), 11 cases being primary and 42 secondary in nature. The operative methods employed were displacement osteotomy in 26 cases, displacement-varus osteotomy in 15, displacement-valgus osteotomy in 8, shelf operation in 7, arthrodesis in 4 and prosthesis operation in one, and the follow-up period was on an average of 3 years and 2 months. Thirty eight out of 44 unilateral
more » ... ases satisfied with the operation, and in the majority of them the clinical results coincidented with the final X-ray findings, especially, 95% of 20 cases showed excellent improvement of the X-ray findings satisfied with the operation. Five cases out of 9 bilateral cases, of which 4 cases showed the excellent improvement of X-ray findings, satisfied with the operation.
doi:10.5035/nishiseisai.20.215 fatcat:xhdpxy2fg5dmtogczthcxveeei