Conversion of Hip Arthrodesis to Hip Resurfacing: A Case Report

Satyajit Sinha, Ugo Ihedioha, Sajan Shareef, Alexander Campbell
2009 Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery  
Patients with hip arthrodeses are at risk of developing back pain or pain in other joints in the long term. Conversion to a total hip replacement or hip resurfacing leads to resolution of symptoms in most patients. We report a 40-year-old man who underwent conversion of a hip arthrodesis to hip resurfacing with good results.
doi:10.1177/230949900901700228 pmid:19721164 fatcat:z5gcdt3mqng4dhpexuhrmxbqri