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Hip Bone Graft
Have to have a fusion of the great toe with a hip bone graft. How painful will both of these procedures be? How will my hip feel after?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Had hip to jaw bone graft 11 days ago. Every time I had sex since had to stop b/c severe headache b4 orgasm.Minor h.a lasts all day.Rarely got h.a b4.
14 yrs after total hip replacement and bone grafting of the pelvis still in low/high levels of discomfort every day .Exercise is not helping , ?
Defect size: Based on your question, i would assume that your specific situation requires a significant amount of bone, since your doctor is considering a hip bone graft. Good results can be achieved with different bone types, including cadaver bone. However, the larger the defect size, generally better results will be achieved using your own bone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have avn both hips, had 5 surgies, replacements and core decompress with bone grafts, why do I still have so much pain?
Yes, but: Harvesting a bone graft removes bone, but most of the time you cannot tell. It depends on what part of the pelvis the bone comes from, how much bone is removed, how much soft tissue covers the area (skin, fat, muscle). If a doctor is talking to you about a bone graft harvest, talk to them about your concerns. ...Read more
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