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2022 Feb 25

Int J Surg Case Rep


A 5-year follow-up of Girdlestone resection arthroplasty in hip infection continued by Total hip replacement: A case report.


Solichin I, Putera G U, Kuncoro M W
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Feb 25; 93:106861.
PMID: 35305423.


Resection arthroplasty of the hip was already performed for recent 100 years. This kind of surgery has been used for a wide variety of hip problems such as infection, degenerative osteoarthritis and prosthetic joint infection. Total hip replacement is remarkable procedure in order to relieve pain and restore hip function. We present this report to describe our experience in treating hip infection by used two stages of surgery.