Revision Hip Surgery

Revision Hip Surgery

Avoiding infections is essential in surgical procedure. In some cases, even a blood clot accumulation needs to be removed to avoid secondary infections. In some cases, it is a normal practice to open the surgery area and wash it, the process of wound irrigation. This is done as an unforeseen, unfortunate incidence when something goes wrong. Revision surgery is not the fate accompli, but an inevitable element over years.

Currently available literature says 95% of implants stay for over 20 years. But post that you might need replacement, due to the following reasons: Loosening, Infection, Wearing of the bone, Unforeseen pain, Dislocation or Fracture of bone supporting prosthesis.

Complexity involved in a revision surgery is very high because of the high level of Surgical of difficulty, quality of the bone available for surgery, types of implants used and other complications. Hence revision is a costly exercise that needs much more expertise and requires more time for completion.