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Anales de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas (Asunción)

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ARZA FERNANDEZ, Miguel et al. Postoperative results in patients with total hip revision arthroplasty and cadaveric bone graft of tissue bank at the Hospital de Clínicas in the period 2017 to 2020. An. Fac. Cienc. Méd. (Asunción) [online]. 2022, vol.55, n.3, pp.64-70. ISSN 1816-8949.


Revision total hip arthroplasty with use of cadaveric bone graft is an effective treatment for replacement procedures in patients with bone loss femoral or acetabular. The present study analyzed the postoperative results in patients who underwent surgery at the Hospital de Clínicas.

Materials and methods:

Descriptive study. Non-probabilistic sampling of consecutive cases treated at the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of Hospital de Clínicas. Data of patients with indication for revision total hip arthroplasty plus cadaveric bone graft from a tissue bank with prior informed consent,were analyzed between December 2017 and October 2020.


12 patients with femoral and acetabular bone deficits have been treated with revision total hip arthroplasty plus cadaveric bone graft from a tissue bank. A radiological and functional follow up was made. The male-female ratio was 1/1, with the preoperative diagnosis for placement of the revision prosthesis plus cadaveric bone graft,from the tissue bank,was septic loosening in 75%. The most frequent symptom was pain, all revision total hip arthroplasties were performed through a posterior approach, and the surgical time was an average of 116 minutes,using a later approach in all cases.Two intraoperative fracture was presented, and were resolved.


Revision total hip arthroplasty plus allograft presents optimal results in relation to total osseointegration and functionality.

Keywords : revision total hip arthroplasty; tissue bank cadaveric bone graft..

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