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Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery


Abductor reconstruction with gluteus maximus transfer in revision hemiarthroplasty


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Author Details : N Abhilash*, Ronald Menezes, Jubin Abraham

Volume : 4, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 411-413


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Abstract

Introduction: Abductor deficiency can be a debilitating problem following hip arthroplasty surgery and causes severe pain, limp and instability.
Description of Technique: The authors had experienced abductor deficiency secondary to hemiarthroplasy following which a revision hemiarthroplasty was done and abductor reconstruction was performed using the anterior fibres of gluteus maximus. This flap served as a substitute for gluteus medius and minimus. Ultimately, both limp and pain showed prominent reduction.

Keywords: Abductor reconstruction with gluteus maximus, Revision hemiarthroplasty.

Doi : 10.18231/2395-1362.2018.0079

How to cite : Abhilash N, Menezes R, Abraham J, Abductor reconstruction with gluteus maximus transfer in revision hemiarthroplasty. Indian J Orthop Surg 2018;4(4):411-413

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