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What Happens During A Retroversion Hip Surgery
My pain has increased since hip surgery. What could have happened? I have the same pain, in the same places after a hip replacement. The pain is worse than prior to surgery. Could the dr. Have misdiagnosed? Or made a mistake during the surgery? He sen
Tha : Tha indications for hip replacement are very specific and guidelines exits for the ortho's and the rheumatologist .So if you revieved o you had an explanation of why you needed the surgery , that ought to clarify your doubt about the misdiagnosis . As far as the same pain is concerned . Same pain , not necesary might mean same problem . You could have severe osteoarthritis of the hip and have pain and then have problems with the prostesis and the pain might be similar . So an assesment of the pain now needs to clarify , why you have it , a carefull interrogation to evaluate when, where, why, irradiation , etc to define where the pain is comming from and try lo find for a solution depending on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why did none of blood test esr ccp rf cbc show severe synovitis in hip? Even mri and hip arthrogram failed. Found during hip surgery.
Not good: Many of india's best doctors come here and even then only 50-60% maybe less can pass the licensing test that 93% of us docs pass. U have no recourse if something goes wrong and no idea what they will do for u if it does go bad. U may want to look at conservative measures like wt loss and glucosamine for now. Soon u will be required to buy health insurance by law and then have the surgery. ...Read more
Minimaly invasive: It is actually minimaly invasive also called non invasive replacement of arthritic hip is done through a 3-5 inch incision instead of traditional 10-12 inch incision. There is less pain and early recovery.Patients can go home 3 days after surgery and resume driving in4 to 6 weeks, there is faster healing and minimal scar.But if a surgeon finds difficulty he can enlarge the incision. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what type of hip surgery is being done. Total hip replacement may have specific problems that include fracture, nerve injury, vascular injury, low blood pressure. Post surgery complications can include: infection, dislocation, fracture, implant rejection, blood clots, leg length problems, pain, or loss, transfusion reactions. Ask your surgeon for specific questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your surgeon: And your hospital and therapy team. Make sure they are experts and routinely do your procedure. ...Read more
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