X-Rays Problem Cases

 

X-Rays Problem Cases

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Thanks to the patients that have given me permission to post these x-rays, there is no need to put their names or surgeons names on them, this is just to show what extreme cases are of different problem cases.

2 different docs one Cup angle WAY off

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This x-ray below is of a patient that went to two different docs, you can see his right hip (your left) the cup angle was placed way off, above a 65 degree angle

angle

Dislocation

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Although extremely rare with hip resurfacing, this x-ray below is of a patient who’s hip dislocated

dislocation

Protruding stem

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This x-ray below is of a patient who’s femoral component was placed and the stem actually protrudes out from the bone

protrude stem

Severe Notch in Femoral Neck

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This x-ray below is a patient that has a severe notch in the femoral neck

notch

Wire left in and Cup angle wrong

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This x-ray below is of a patient that had a wire left in during surgery and his cup angle is placed wrong

wire

Steep Cup Angle and too long screw

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This x-ray is of a patient that got the cup placed too deep and a screw that was way too long

screw

Severe Heterotopic Ossification

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The X-ray below is of a patient that developed severe Heterotopicossification or HO

severe HO

Slipped Cup

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This x-ray below is of a patient who’s cup slipped

slipped cup slip cup

Deep placed Cup

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This x-ray below is of a patient with an example of an extremely placed Deep Cup, notice how the cup protrudes through the pelvic bone on the right side (your left)

deep cup

 

Neck Narrowing

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Here is a pretty severe case of femoral neck narrowing, another excellent reason to get follow up x-rays taken at least every other year.  Here is this patients immediate post op x-ray taken in 2007

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Follow up X-rays taken in 2009

martin 2009

 

X-rays taken recently in 2011

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