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Hip osteotomy risks?

Hip osteotomy risks?

Many: Possible nonunion, infection, nerve or blood vessel injury, avascular necrosis of the femoral head. It is major surgery with many possible complications. Find a specialist who does this procedure frequently. ...Read more

Osteotomy (Definition)

Osteotomy involves the surgical cutting of a bone, followed by realignment in a way to change the alignment of the bone. This can be done for fractures healed in a crooked manner, bone and joint development abnormalities, and to relieve pressure and pain in arthritic joints. The osteotomy site is usually fixed with some type of hardware to hold the site ...Read more


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What is the recovery time for hip osteotomy?

What is the recovery time for hip osteotomy?

6-24 months: The time to union of the osteotomy is approximately 8-12 weeks in a non-smoking male your age. Recovery takes place gradually after that and the tissues remodel for up to two years. You will continue to improve for about 24 months after the procedure. ...Read more

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Hip osteotomy or hip replacement. Which is better?

A hip or 2: You have not specified the reason. My experience dictates that an osteotomy will end up with a thr. Get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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How do I decide whether to get a hip osteotomy or hip replacement?

How do I decide whether to get a hip osteotomy or hip replacement?

THA vs osteotomy: Experience and recommendations of your hip surgeon. Localized arthritis with well-preserved surfaces may be better served with osteotomy, if a congruent, well-contained result is possible. Significant joint erosion and deformity will likely fare better with tha. ...Read more

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Im 6mo postop from hip resurf/osteotomy.Stil lots of hip, groin, thigh, back, abs, knee, &foot pain both legs.What should I do?I can't do anthing i used todo

See details: Speak with the orthopedist who did the surgery or get a 2nd opinion, or hopefully, do both. Without access to records and imaging studies no specific advice can be offered. ...Read more

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Ganz osteotomy and hip replacement, can you tell me more?

Ganz osteotomy and hip replacement, can you tell me more?

Ganz Osteotomy: Surgery to change the shape of the hip joint typically involve re-shaping the shallow hip socket (acetabulum) so it is in a better position to cover the ball of the hip joint (femoral head). Osteotomies may be performed on the hip socket side of the joint or on the ball side of the joint (upper thigh bone). ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a femoral osteotomy for hip dysplasia?

What is the recovery time for a femoral osteotomy for hip dysplasia?

Varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care. Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you. ...Read more

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Mild hip dysplasia.In severe pain.Hip clicks with every step I take (painful). Will periacetabular osteotomy stop hip from clicking and being painful?

Hip pain: This is a surgical procedure - while this is done in the hope of improving function and reducing or eliminating pain- surgery is never 100% - you are always taking a risk. Have you looked into regenerative procedures in conjunction - using stem cells from your bone marrow and PRP> ...Read more

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What is the recovery like for a triple osteotomy of the hip?

8-12 weeks: A triplane osteotomy of the hip means redirecting the cup in relationship to the head of the femur and should heal in 12 weeks. ...Read more