Doctor insights on: Hip bone graft recovery
Bone graft: Consolidation usually takes two months.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
How long is the recovery time for a dental bone graft from my hip? I am going to have a bone graft done to my jaw, and the piece of bone is going to come from my hip. I would like to have some idea of how long this might take me to recover from..
Hip graft: It usually takes a couple weeks to recover from the limp and soreness. The skill of the surgeon is also in play. A good or team of surgeon and or staff usually can remove significant bone with minimal trauma in a short time, lessening postop recovery. Finally, hip grafting is usually reserved for larger defects, the smaller (dental) ones being treated by synthetics or cadaverics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
What?: It's not clear what your question is asking. When you do a hip replacement, a bone braft may be carried out to supplement inadequate bone loss. Frequently your native femoral head, which would other wise be removed and discarded, is morselized and used to fill in cysts or other voids. A hip replacement is an artificial device, so you can't get bone graft from that. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Quite Painful: It is quite painful and can cause disturbances in your ability to walk for a while. It's also necessary to stay in the hospital for at least a day following surgery. The good thing is that it is almost never necessary any more. If you would like a referral, I know a brilliant implant surgeon in your city who can help you or at least do a second opinion. His consultations are free for implants! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
For how long does it take for a bone graft from your hip to form a base for dental implants, take to heal?
Beware: Iliac crest grafts as onlay grafts have limited success long-term. Before you consider this procedure get another 1 or 2 opinions. If you are in Norristown you can have a free panorex and 3D scan and consult with a Prosthodontist or Oral Surgeon or sometimes both at By Design Dental Implant Center - right behind the Mall. Always good to get educated about procedure and options. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What level of pain should be expected two weeks post op from an L4-L5 fusion with a cage and screws and a bone graft from my hip.
Varies: Unfortunately there is not one correct answer. In other words, some patients will have very little or even no pain, whereas other patients will continue to have severe pain. Also unfortunately, a bone graft from the hip is a well known cause of postop pain which can be persistent. If your pain is really severe, you should of course see your surgeon and have x-rays and an examination. ...Read more
How long does it take for a bone graft from hip to pars fractures to heal completely. It's been 4 months and showing minimal bony union.
I recently had a bone graft done from my hip to my cleft pallet and I've noticed yellow spots on my face. Is this an infection?
Bone/Cleft/issue: See your surgeon ASAP to rule out ANY issues! ...Read more
Bone graft from hip to bilateral pars fractures; screw placement unsuccessful. How long does bone usually take to fuse? Curious. Also why no nsaids?
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.
Would a lumbar laminectomy with bone graft from my hip be logical in the case of a bilateral l5 spondylolysis, screw placement unsuccessful.
I had spinal fusion bone graft from my hip dislocated fracture c-5 c-6 in 01 I'm fatigued stiff in pain getting hard to even think about being active?
Iliac crest bone graft from hip for treatment for nonunion scaphoid how big is the cut? Will they take much bone graft? Hello there I have nonunion scaphoid for nearly two years now im having open reducion and internal fixation of the scaphoid fracture w
These are very specific questions, good questions but the best answer comes form the surgeon who is going to operate on you.
Typically "small cut" (whatever that means may be different for different cases, and going home typically depends upon how you feel, genral health, length of surgery etc....Talk to your doctor
pick up the phone and call the office of where your surgery is being done. ...Read more