Frontiers in Arthritis

Frontiers in Arthritis

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Management of Osteoarthritis - A Holistic View

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Total Hip Arthroplasty-evolution and Current Concepts

Pp. 140-168 (29)

J.V. Srinivas and Mohan Puttaswamy

Abstract

Total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been designated as the Operation of the century. The past 3-4 decades have seen tremendous improvement in the patient outcomes, products and technology that has enabled all these changes to improve the quality of life of our patients with problems of the hip joint. We have reviewed the surgical approaches to the hip joint, the bearing surfaces, implant selection and their problems and complications in this chapter. We have also stated our approach and philosophy to have good outcome of THA.

Keywords:

Approaches to the hip, Bearing surfaces, Cemented arthroplasty, Deep vein thrombosis, Dislocation of the hip, Total Hip Arthroplasty, Uncemented arthroplasty, Wear.

Affiliation:

154/9, Bannerghatta Road, Opposite IIM-B, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560076, Bangalore, India.