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Revision total hip replacement and complications in total hip replacement 

Revision total hip replacement and complications in total hip replacement
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Revision total hip replacement and complications in total hip replacement
Author(s):

J. Miles

and R.W.J. Carrington

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.007011
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date: 12 December 2019

Revision hip replacement requires careful preoperative planning

Accurate diagnosis is vital: particular attention must be paid to whether infection is present or not

Extensile approaches are preferred

Appropriate equipment is greatly helpful in explantation of the failed components

Imaging, classification, and templating are useful in determining the best reconstruction techniques.

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