Are Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients at Risk for Poor Total Hip Replacement Outcomes

Publication Year:
2017

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Repository URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/10400.4/2024
Author(s):
Costa, C, Alegre, C, Carvalho, M, Rodrigues, M, Carvalho, P, Judas, F
Tags:
Espondilite Anquilosante, Artroplastia Total da Anca
article description
Hip involvement in Ankylosing Spondylitis is common and leads to physical and function restriction. Hip replacement surgery is a successful and effective treatment for end-stage hip involvement; however in Ankylosing Spondylitis patient’s prosthesis long-term survival is lesser than other causes of hip osteoarthritis. We report a case of 61-year old Ankylosing Spondylitis male patient with bilateral cementless hip replacement with 26-year and 25-year follow-up.

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