Apart from above complications following complications are specifically related to hip replacement surgery –
It involves complete displacement of the head of the femur from acetabulum. It is not common complication.
- Patient needs to take precautions as advised by the surgeon.
- Aseptic Loosening
Most common cause of component failure may be because of poor quality bone, excessive body weight, improper or excessive activity.
- Fracture of femur around an implanted stem is a serious complication. Sometimes implant loosening associated with osteolysis weakens bone stock & may predispose to fracture.