by The Welthi Bureau | 27 NOV 2017
A bed ridden patient from Somalia with broken hip was able to walk freely by performing a Total Hip Replacement Surgery successfully at KIMS Hospital. The patient was unable to move or walk for about one year.
Dr Uday Krishna Myneni, Orthopedic Consultant, KIMS Hospitals,Secunderabad. has performed the surgery on a patient from Somalia Mr. Abid Karim Nur, 72 years, who was suffering from the Dysplastic Crowe type IV for almost a year besides other medical conditions.
The patient had sustained injury to Right Hip after slip & fall in the bathroom one year ago. After injury he was having pain in right hip, shortening of affected leg and was not able to stand or walk since one year.
He is known diabetic (DM-II) on treatment, had taken chemotherapy for Neck Cancer 1 year back and had undergone both eyes cataract surgery. The patient came to the OPD on 7th August unable to walk, bedridden for one year with 5 cm shortening of right lower limb.
He was diagnosed as having Septic Arthritis of Right Hip with destruction of femoral head and Acetabulam. After relevant investigations, patient was assessed by cardiologist and anesthetist for surgical fitness. The patient and attenders were explained about diagnosed (i.e. Septic Arthritis of Hip) and surgeons required (i.e. 2 stage revision total hip replacement).
First Surgery involved debridement of Right hip & antibiotic cement space application. The patient was discharged in stable condition on Intravenous Antibiotics to eliminate infection.
Another surgery was performed after six weeks to remove the cement space and total hip replacement and stryker implants. The patient was able to walk on the second day of the surgery.
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