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Total hip arthroplasty in above-knee amputees: a case report.
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PMID:  21720599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
There are previous case reports in the literature that describe total knee and total hip arthroplasty (THA) in below-knee amputees, but we could find no case reports on above-knee amputees (AKAs) who have severe osteoarthritis of the hip. We present a case involving an AKA who developed severe osteoarthritis of the ipsilateral hip. Out patient underwent THA with a satisfactory postoperative outcome. Technical considerations for AKAs undergoing THA are also reviewed.
Sathappan S Sathappan; James Wee; Daniel Ginat; Mathew Teicher; Patrick Meere; Paul E Di Cesare
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.)     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1934-3418     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J. Orthop.     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9502918     Medline TA:  Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ)     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E17-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.
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