Case Archive

Limb Length Discrepancy Post Hip Implant

Case Overview:Movie All Is Lost (2013) PT had a hip implant on 12/1/13 and because of the way the surgery was done he stands lopsided to his L side (2 inch difference) PT now has to wear implants in his shoes because he leans to the L. PT states because of his lean it is […]

Surgeon Fractures Femur During Hip Revision Surgery

 – – Case Overview: 51 year old man goes in for hip revision surgery. During the procedure the surgeon fractures his femur. A rod and plate had to be inserted during the procedure. Read More   Issue: Is this a known risk / complication of hip revision surgery?  – – medQuest Expert Responses: Generally yes, […]

Fractured Femur During Hip Revision Surgery

Case Overview: 51 year old man goes in for hip revision surgery. During the procedure the surgeon fractures his femur. A rod and plate had to be inserted during the procedure. Issue: Is this a known risk / complication of hip revision surgery? MEDQUEST EXPERT RESPONSES: generally yes, an intraoperative fracture is an expected complication.  […]