Injury to the Colon During Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Case Report

Hagstrom, Lindsey S.; Callahan, Dennis J.; Green, James W.
April 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p881
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 29-year-old woman who presented with an injury in the colon during revision total hip arthroplasty. It notes that the patient has a history of using prednisone, methotrexatem and Azulfidine and adds that osteopenia may have possibly contributed to the condition. Results from the surgical operation, underwent by the patient, reveals that intrapelvic structures may be at risk of injury in revision total hip arthroplasty.


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