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Case report: overnight hospital stay for minimally invasive bilateral total hip arthroplasty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19219797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bilateral total hip arthroplasty was performed on a 58-year-old man. He was successfully discharged home from hospital the following morning, 23 hours post surgery. A direct anterior, minimally invasive approach was used which avoided detachment of hip musculature. Preoperative assessment was carried out, with early multidisciplinary team input. Modified anaesthetic techniques with an ambulatory pain pump were employed. Follow-up in the community was carried out by an outreach team. All these factors were important in a successful early supported discharge. We believe this to be the first such case reported.
Authors:
I A Findlay; K K Chettiar; J L Stenhouse; A J Slater; H D Apthorp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1724-6067     ISO Abbreviation:  Hip Int     Publication Date:    2006 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-16     Completed Date:  2010-01-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200413     Medline TA:  Hip Int     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  232-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics, Conquest Hospital, Hastings, UK.
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