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Resection Arthroplasty of the Hip


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- Discussion:  
    - in most pts w/ chronic infection, surgeons continue to advocate complete removal of the prosthesis and the cement;
    - in especially difficult cases, resection arthroplasty is an effective means of controlling infection;
    - as expected patients will have significant difficulties in ambulation, and the increased energy consumption is similar to that of an above the 
            knee amputation

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