Dislocation After Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty in Elderly Patient: A Case Report


  •   Cokorda Gde Oka Dharmayuda

  •   Febyan


Total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty are two primary treatment choices for elderly patients with fractures or dislocations of the pelvic bone, as well as in fractures of the femoral neck. Dislocation of bipolar hemiarthroplasty is a rare postsurgical complication, but it can be a problem that requires acute management and is quite challenging to revise. We presented a case of an elderly patient with dislocation of hip bipolar hemiarthroplasty on the right side. The patient underwent a revision of total hip arthroplasty and had a satisfactory outcome. Mobilization began within two days after surgery. One-year follow-up revealed no occurrence of long-term complications.

Keywords: Bipolar hemiarthroplasty, dislocation, elderly patient, total hip arthroplasty


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Dharmayuda, C. G. O., & Febyan. (2021). Dislocation After Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty in Elderly Patient: A Case Report. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 3(6), 8–9. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejmed.2021.3.6.1112