TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Hagstrom, Lindsey S.; Callahan, Dennis J.; Green, James W.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p881
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31599993

 

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