Bilateral Metal-on-Metal Hybrid Hip Resurfacing in a Patient with Osteopetrosis

Chen-Ti Wang; Amstutz, Harlan C.
December 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 12, p2941
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 35-year old male computer technician with osteopetrosis who developed symptoms of osteoarthritis in his hips. It states that he suffered hip pain for nine years that required him to reduce his everyday activities. The patient has undergone a bilateral hybrid metal-on-metal resurfacing total hip arthroplasty in his left hip and after five months, in his right hip. The patient said that after the operation, the pain he felt is minimal and occasional.


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